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Child Support

Although child support in Arizona is calculated based on an income-shares approach and the use of the Arizona Child Support Guidelines, circumstances often exist that may make a guideline award of unreasonable or unfair.

There is also a rebuttable presumption that a parent can be gainfully employed on a full-time basis, at least at the minimum wage level. If a parent is unemployed, potential income may be imputed unless that parent can show that he/she is not voluntarily unemployed or underemployed. In determining potential income, situations, where one parent is self-employed or has been a stay-at-home parent, require a more nuanced approach. Our child support lawyers will help you figure out the next step.

We can take on any child support case

We also represent parents in cases involving the modification of a previously established child support order. Whether a parent's increase or decrease in income warrants a modification depends on whether the parent requesting the modification can demonstrate that there has been a substantial change in circumstances. There are also situations where a parent's time with his/her child will increase or decrease. Any time there is a modification in the parents' parenting time arrangement, child support needs to be reconsidered.

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