He owes over 60,000.00 + interest in back child support. The amount of 400 amonth for arears was determined on a job he had 7 years ago. (which he quit) Now he works for City of Phoenix waste management. He is now a supervisor, he is making alot more money, I want to increase my payment on arrears. At the rate we are going I will never see this money which my girls could use now. I can't find the form with the courts on arrears cases only. My girls are 26 & 27 yrs old and is never acknowledge by their dad to much, he was a do nothing dad. Never including them in anything. I need to know where I can find this form or how to drat one the courts will accept.
Thank you for the questions and answers. Ultimately, you want to submit a petition for modification. 60k is a serious amount of money and should be brought to the court's attention ASAP.
Is he current with child support right now? Is arrears the only issue? Usually, when a dad gets that far behind even if it was 7 years ago, there are other issues.
Many attorneys can show you the forms for free and offer consults on the matter for no charge. Call or email to schedule a no-cost discussion.
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I agree you need to file a modified version of a petition to modify child support, only you are asking to modify the arrearage payment. At this juncture, child support enforcement should be seizing his tax refunds and bank accounts. A meeting with child support enforcement may be a good idea. If they decide to help you they have access to the father's current employment information and income and will file the proper pleadings at no cost to you. Maybe you can also find out why the tax refunds are not being redirected to you.
You need a petition to enforce child support. Access the self service center online for the appropriate forms.
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