Child support payment options in Arizona

On Behalf of | Dec 31, 2021 | Family Law

If you have to pay child support, or you are getting ready to end your marriage and anticipate that you will have these obligations in the near future, you should familiarize yourself with various topics related to this aspect of family law.

Many people have child support automatically taken out of their income by an employer, but some people have to find other ways to pay child support. If your employer does not deduct support, it is your responsibility to make payments if you have a court order that requires you to pay support.

Arizona has different child support payment methods

According to the Arizona Department of Economic Security, parents can make child support payments in a number of ways in this state. There are a number of kiosks across the state where you can make payments with personal checks, credit cards and even cash. You can also mail payments to the state or pay with cash at certain retail outlets.

You can also pay child support online by using the state’s payment system or a third-party service, and you can also make payments over the phone.

Important considerations regarding child support payments

You should make sure that you correctly include all required information when making a child support payment to ensure that you get credit for the payment. Certain methods will result in fees, and you should also make note of processing times in order to make sure that the state receives your payments on time. Missing child support payments can lead to many different hardships, and it is crucial to stay current.