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Arizona Child Support Resources

Child Support Q&A for Single Parents in Arizona

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Whether you need to file for child support in Arizona or request a child support modification, the following "Frequently Asked Questions" will help you access local resources:

How do I find my local child support agency?

Start by visiting the Arizona Child Support Enforcement website, which provides a search tool to help you locate your local child support agency, as well as a list of contact phone numbers for each county's Clerk of the Court. Alternatively, you can call 2-1-1 to find the office nearest you.

How do I file for child support in Arizona?

The following steps will help you establish a child support order in Arizona:

  1. Become familiar with Arizona's child support guidelines.

  2. Optional: Use the Arizona Child Support Calculator to estimate the amount of child support you will receive.

  3. Print a child support application, titled "Request for Title IV-D Child Support Services."

  4. Complete the application and be sure to sign it in the presence of a qualified witness (one who is not related to you by blood or marriage, and who is at least 18 years old).

  5. Submit the application online or in person at your local child support agency.

  6. Once your child support order has been established, sign up online to receive payments through Arizona's Electronic Payment Card system.

How do I file for a child support modification in Arizona?

To request a modification, visit the Modify and Calculate Child Support page on the state website and print a modification application packet, which includes direction for submitting your request.

Where can I access additional child support resources?

There are several federal and state resources available to you, including:

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