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We understand child support and family law cases are sensitive, and often come with strong emotions. Our family law attorneys are fully prepared to stand by your case and fight for a child support agreement that gives you the peace of mind you need during a divorce or legal separation.

What Are Your Parental Rights in Arizona?

In the state of Arizona, the parent with primary care, in most cases, receives child support from the other parent. There are numerous factors that are incorporated into how much and how often a parent will pay, so it is crucial to consult with a family lawyer well-versed in Arizona child support cases to fully represent you and prioritize your needs in a child support plan.

The court will factor salary and income streams from the noncustodial parent, as well as take a look into the history of child support payments to determine the amount. It is our belief that whether you are the custodial or noncustodial parent, your case should be handled by a divorce lawyer or Arizona child support specialist.

Sonoran Law Group: Your Resource for Reasonable Child Support Negotiations

Your rights should be fully protected when receiving or paying child support in your family law case. At our firm, we make sure that all payments are created with fair amounts in mind. We will work with you to make sure you are comfortable with the specified amount, whether receiving or paying, as well as understanding your rights in the case of nonpayment, late payment, or default.

What Variables Determine the Amount Paid or Received for Child Support?

There will be factors that determine how much a custodial parent will receive from the non-custodial parent.


  • Non-custodial and custodial income


One or both incomes will be the major factor in your child support case. The judge will make sure that a child’s or children’s needs are fully met, based on one or both incomes.

The types of child custody vary, and factor into the amount paid. This alone is an important reason why a divorce lawyer or family law attorney should be consulted before filing.


  • Cost of childcare


Here, basic needs are analyzed. What is the overall cost for your child or children’s food, shelter, education, clothing, medical needs, recreation, and more. This does impact the overall amount that will be created, so it is crucial to go over even the smallest details with your attorney.


  • Age of the child


Children under the age of 18 are included in the amount that a parent will pay in child support. The age of your child or children is taken into account and, again, factored into your income and cost of childcare.

Can Child Support Be Modified?

Yes, your Arizona child support can be modified throughout your child or children’s lives. Section 25-203 of Arizona Revised Statutes allows for modification when and if a change in parental circumstance has happened. This minor but very important aspect will be a point of inspection your lawyer will look into as changes arise.

Work with Sonoran Law Group?

Sonoran Law Group is one of the most trusted firms in the state of Arizona. Representing families in family law cases for over 15 years, we have the trust and expertise your case needs. We will fight for your rights in your child support case and ensure you are protected and served the best possible outcome. Call us today for a free case evaluation.