Legal Question in Family Law in Arizona

if my new husband adopts my children is my ex still obligated to pay child support

Asked on 10/24/13, 11:19 am

1 Answer from Attorneys

Monica Donaldson Stewart Donaldson Stewart, P.C.

If a stepparent adopts a child, the biological parent is no longer responsible to pay child support; however, the adoption does not affect any unpaid child support/arrears that may have accumulated prior to the adoption.

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Answered on 10/24/13, 1:37 pm

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