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TO CHANGE (MODIFY) LEGAL MAKING DECISION (CUSTODY) AND PARENTING TIME BY PETITION
  • You want to file court papers to change Legal Decision Making (Custody) and/or parenting time with child support, AND,
  • The other party will not agree to the change, AND,
  • The children resided (lived) in Arizona at least 6 months before you file the petition or you talked to a lawyer who advised you that even so you could pursue the case in Arizona, AND,
  • One or more of the following has occurred:
    • Domestic violence, spousal abuse or child abuse occurred after the Court entered the custody order, OR,
    • The minor child(ren)'s present surroundings may danger the child(ren)'s physical, mental, or emotional health, OR,
    • The joint legal decision making (custody) order that you want changed is at least six months ago and the other party has not complied with the order, OR,
    • The order you want changed is at least one year ago and changing the order is in the best interests of the child(ren).
This packet contains court forms and instructions about changing (modifying) a court order for Legal Decision Making (Custody) and/or visitation with child support when both parties do not agree. Be sure the documents are in the following order:
Packets
Title File English Spanish
Modify Legal Decision Making (Custody) and Parenting Time by Petition - Instructions drmc1i PDF PDF
Modify Legal Decision Making (Custody) and Parenting Time by Petition - Forms drmc1f PDF PDF
Instructions
Order Title File English Spanish
1 Information on How to Get a Change of Legal Decision Making (Custody), Parenting Time and Child Support drmc10h PDF PDF
2 Instructions: How to fill out Papers for Change of Legal Decision Making (Custody), Parenting Time and Child Support drmc11i PDF PDF
3 Procedures: What to do after you have completed the Petition for Change of Legal Decision Making (Custody), Parenting Time and Child Support drmc11p PDF PDF
4 Instructions: How to complete the Child Support Worksheet drs12i PDF PDF
5 Schedule of Basic Child Support Obligations (Abbreviated version) drs10h-b PDF PDF>
Forms
Order Title File English Spanish
1 Petition to Modify Legal Decision Making (Custody), Parenting Time and Support drmc11f PDF PDF
2 Notice of Filing Petition for Modification of Legal Decision Making (Custody) drmc12f PDF PDF
3 Request for Order Granting or Denying Hearing drmc16f PDF PDF
4 Child Support Worksheet drs12f PDF PDF
5 Affidavit Regarding Minor Children drcvg13f PDF PDF
6 Current Employer Information drs88f PDF PDF
7 Order Stopping Income Withholding Order drsw82f PDF PDF
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