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Sister State’s Right to Modify Arizona Support Ruling

Posted on : March 2, 2017, By:  Christopher Hildebrand
Sister States Right to Modify Arizona Support Ruling

Sister State’s Right to Modify Arizona Support Ruling Under URESA, a person living in Arizona can ask the court in another state to enforce an Arizona support order. Can that sister-state court modify the Arizona support order? In Ibach v. Ibach, 600 P.2d 1370 (Ariz. 1979) the Arizona Supreme Court considered the issue. Case Facts […]

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Dismissing a Paternity Action in Arizona

Posted on : March 2, 2017, By:  Christopher Hildebrand
Dismissing a Paternity Action in Arizona

Dismissing a Paternity Action in Arizona Who may bring a paternity action in Arizona? Can a country attorney bring an action asking the court to determine paternity on his own? In Traphagan v. Superior Court, 666 P.2d 76 (1983) the Arizona Supreme Court considered the issue. Case Facts Mrs. Traphagan, a single woman, gave birth […]

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“Good Cause” in a Paternity Action

Posted on : March 2, 2017, By:  Christopher Hildebrand
Good Cause in a Paternity Action

“Good Cause” in a Paternity Action A married man in Arizona is the presumed father of a child born during the marriage. However, another person may bring a paternity action, and the court can order blood testing to make the determination. Can it reject blood testing by applying the “good cause” requirement in Rule 35(a) […]

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Determining Child Support in Arizona

Posted on : March 2, 2017, By:  Christopher Hildebrand
Determining Child Support in Arizona

Determining Child Support in Arizona In Arizona, the trial court determines the amount of child support and how to divide it between the parents. Is the amount based on the adjusted gross earnings of the noncustodial parent? Or the minimum the child requires to survive? In Ortiz v. Rappeport, 820 P.2d 313 (Ariz. Ct. App. […]

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Is a Child Support Order Void if it Does Not Mention Past Contributions Due?

Posted on : March 2, 2017, By:  Christopher Hildebrand
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Is a Child Support Order Void if it Does Not Mention Past Due Child Support? In Arizona, the trial court is charged with determining the amount of child support due going forward as well as past child support that is due. Is a child support order void if it does not mention past due child […]

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Child Support Obligations of a Minor in Arizona

Posted on : March 2, 2017, By:  Christopher Hildebrand
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Child Support Obligations of a Minor in Arizona In Arizona, each parent has the legal obligation to provide financial assistance for their children. Does this apply to a boy who fathers a child when he is only 13? In State v. Anonymous, 768 P. 2d 174 (1988) the Arizona Court of Appeals considered the issue. […]

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