§ 25-1331 Definitions
§ 25-1332 Applicability
§ 25-1333 Relationship of department of economic security to United States central authority
§ 25-1334 Initiation by department of economic security of support proceeding under convention
§ 25-1335 Direct request
§ 25-1336 Registration of convention support order
§ 25-1337
§ 25-1338 Recognition and enforcement of registered convention support order
§ 25-1339 Partial enforcement
§ 25-1340 Foreign support agreement
§ 25-1341 Modification of convention child support order
§ 25-1342 Personal information; limit on use
§ 25-1343 Record in original language; English translation

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 25 > Chapter 9 > Article 7

  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Child: means an individual, whether over or under the age of majority, who is or is alleged to be owed a duty of support by the individual's parent or who is or is alleged to be the beneficiary of a support order directed to the parent. See Arizona Laws 25-1202
  • Child support order: means a support order for a child, including a child who has attained the age of majority under the law of the issuing state or foreign country. See Arizona Laws 25-1202
  • Convention: means the convention on the international recovery of child support and other forms of family maintenance, concluded at the Hague on November 23, 2007. See Arizona Laws 25-1202
  • Foreign country: means a country, including a political subdivision of a country, other than the United States, that authorizes the issuance of support orders and to which any of the following applies:

    (a) It has been declared under the law of the United States to be a foreign reciprocating country. See Arizona Laws 25-1202

  • Foreign support order: means a support order of a foreign tribunal. See Arizona Laws 25-1202
  • Foreign tribunal: means a court, administrative agency or quasi-judicial entity of a foreign country that is authorized to establish, enforce or modify support orders or to determine parentage of a child. See Arizona Laws 25-1202
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • including: means not limited to and is not a term of exclusion. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Issuing foreign country: means the foreign country in which a tribunal issues a support order or a judgment determining parentage of a child. See Arizona Laws 25-1202
  • Issuing tribunal: means the tribunal of a state or foreign country that issues a support order or a judgment determining parentage of a child. See Arizona Laws 25-1202
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Law: includes decisional and statutory law and rules and regulations having the force of law. See Arizona Laws 25-1202
  • Obligee: means any of the following:

    (a) An individual to whom a duty of support is or is alleged to be owed or in whose favor a support order or a judgment determining parentage of a child has been issued. See Arizona Laws 25-1202

  • Obligor: means an individual or the estate of a decedent that meets any of the following conditions:

    (a) Owes or is alleged to owe a duty of support. See Arizona Laws 25-1202

  • Petition: includes a complaint. See Arizona Laws 25-1202
  • Process: means a citation, writ or summons issued in the course of judicial proceedings. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and that is retrievable in perceivable form. See Arizona Laws 25-1202
  • Register: means to file in a tribunal in this state a support order or judgment that determines parentage of a child and that is issued in another state or a foreign country. See Arizona Laws 25-1202
  • State: means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands or any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. See Arizona Laws 25-1202
  • Support enforcement agency: means a public official, governmental entity or private agency authorized to do any of the following:

    (a) Seek the enforcement of support orders or laws relating to the duty of support. See Arizona Laws 25-1202

  • Support order: means a judgment, decree, order, decision or directive, whether temporary, final or subject to modification, issued in a state or foreign country for the benefit of a child, a spouse or a former spouse, that provides for monetary support, health care, arrearages, retroactive support or reimbursement for financial assistance provided to an individual obligee in place of child support. See Arizona Laws 25-1202
  • Tribunal: means a court, administrative agency or quasi-judicial entity authorized to establish, enforce or modify support orders or to determine parentage of a child. See Arizona Laws 25-1202
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Arizona Laws 1-215