Child Support

Lundy v. Lundy (2017)

In Lundy v. Lundy, the Arizona Court of Appeals reversed the family court’s attribution of income from a second job, for purposes of calculation of child support. After the parties’ divorce, Father filed a petition to modify child support. At trial, the family court attributed to Mother income from two jobs. It also credited Father with the full amount

Lundy v. Lundy (2017)2018-11-06T17:12:26-07:00

Mitton v. Mitton (2017)

In Mitton v. Mitton, the Arizona Court of Appeals vacated the family court’s improper calculation of child support in a situation where one child lived a parent full time while the parties shared equal parenting time of other children.

Mitton v. Mitton (2017)2018-11-06T17:11:46-07:00

Nia v. Nia (2017)

In Nia v. Nia, the Arizona Court of Appeals upheld the family court’s calculation of child support and held that there is no presumption for child support deviation based on previous deviation. 

Nia v. Nia (2017)2018-11-06T17:14:58-07:00

McLaughlin v. Jones (2017)

In McLaughlin v. Jones, the Supreme Court of Arizona reconciled previous appellate decisions and held conclusively that the presumption of paternity created by A.R.S. § 25-814 applies equally in same-sex marriages. The Court further held that a parent can be equitably estopped from rebutting the presumption of paternity, or parentage.

McLaughlin v. Jones (2017)2018-11-11T14:49:34-07:00

Clark v. Clark (2016)

In Clark v. Clark, the Arizona Court of Appeals affirmed the family court’s decision to award attorney’s fees, pursuant to A.R.S. § 25-324, in a child support modification.

Clark v. Clark (2016)2018-11-06T17:28:01-07:00