Gilbert, AZ asked in Divorce, Family Law and Child Support for Arizona

Q: What to do next after filing and no response.

Originally we did mediation and came to an agreement. I filed divorce with children in December. He acknowledged it but Did not respond. We have completed the class and it's more than 60 days out. I'm confused which packet I'm supposed to do. We have already agreed to everything.

I do need to make a change to the child support.. I am starting another job and will be paying large sums for childcare, how do I do that?

1 Lawyer Answer
John R Gaertner Jr
John R Gaertner Jr
Answered
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Licensed in Arizona

A: If you actually served your Husband with the initial pleadings, you can begin the default process if he did not respond within 20 days from when he was served. As for child support, if you had an agreement as to this issue and now circumstances have changed, you will need to modify child support. Given your fact scenario, this may be a bit complicated.

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