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Chapter 1
MARRIAGE
Article 1Capacity of Persons to Marry
  • 25-101
  • Void and prohibited marriages
  • 25-102
  • Consent required for marriage of minors
  • 25-103
  • Purposes of title; application of title
Article 2Validity of Marriage
  • 25-111
  • Requirement of license and solemnization; covenant marriages
  • 25-112
  • Marriages contracted in another state; validity and effect
Article 3Marriage License, Ceremony and Record
  • 25-121
  • Marriage license; application; affidavit
  • 25-122
  • Consent of parent or guardian of minor
  • 25-123
  • Recording licenses; endorsement of solemnization; recording return; lost licenses
  • 25-124
  • Persons authorized to perform marriage ceremony; definition
  • 25-125
  • Marriage ceremony; official; witnesses; marriage license; covenant marriages
  • 25-126
  • Application to justice of the peace for marriage and covenant marriage licenses; issuance; violation; classification
  • 25-127
  • Issuance of marriage license by a city or town; transfer of fees; handling fee
  • 25-128
  • Unlawful acts of person authorized to solemnize marriages; classification
  • 25-129
  • Unlawful acts of person authorized to issue marriage license or make marriage records; classification
  • 25-130
  • Abstract of marriage in lieu of reproducing marriage license
Chapter 2
HUSBAND AND WIFE, PROPERTY AND CONTRACT RIGHTS
Article 1Arizona Uniform Premarital Agreement Act
  • 25-202
  • Enforcement of premarital agreements; exception
  • 25-204
  • Amendment or revocation of agreement
Article 2Property Rights and Contract Powers
  • 25-211
  • Property acquired during marriage as community property; exceptions; effect of service of a petition
  • 25-215
  • Liability of community property and separate property for community and separate debts
  • 25-217
  • Ownership of property acquired after moving into state
  • 25-218
  • Surrogate parentage contracts; prohibition; custody; definition
Chapter 3
DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE
Article 1Annulment
Article 2Dissolution of Marriage
  • 25-311
  • Jurisdiction; form of petition; award of decree
  • 25-312
  • Dissolution of marriage; findings necessary
  • 25-313
  • Decree of legal separation; findings necessary
  • 25-314
  • Pleadings; contents; defense; joinder of parties; confidentiality
  • 25-315
  • Temporary order or preliminary injunction; effect; definition
  • 25-316
  • Irretrievable breakdown; finding
  • 25-317
  • Separation agreement; effect
  • 25-318
  • Disposition of property; retroactivity; notice to creditors; assignment of debts; contempt of court
  • 25-318.01
  • Military retirement benefits; disability related waiver
  • 25-318.02
  • Convicted spouse; award of community property; definition
  • 25-319
  • Maintenance; computation factors
  • 25-320
  • Child support; factors; methods of payment; additional enforcement provisions; definitions
  • 25-320.02
  • Self-employed parent; tax practitioner; definition
  • 25-321
  • Representation of child by counsel; fees
  • 25-322
  • Payment of maintenance or support; records; disclosure
  • 25-325
  • Decree; finality; restoration of maiden name
  • 25-326
  • Independence of provisions of decree or temporary order; forms
  • 25-327
  • Modification and termination of provisions for maintenance, support and property disposition
  • 25-328
  • Sequence of trials when custody or parenting time is an issue
  • 25-331
  • Notification requirements
Article 4Alienation of Affections
  • 25-341
  • Abrogation of alienation of affections action
Article 5Domestic Relations Education on Children's Issues
  • 25-351
  • Domestic relations education; plan; administration
  • 25-352
  • Applicability of program; compliance
  • 25-354
  • Children's issues education fund; report
  • 25-355
  • Fees; deferral or waiver
Article 7Court of Conciliation
  • 25-381.03
  • Applicability of article; determination by superior court
  • 25-381.04
  • Assignment of judges; number of sessions
  • 25-381.05
  • Transfer of cases; reason; duties of transferee judge
  • 25-381.06
  • Court assistants; salaries; appointments
  • 25-381.07
  • Director of conciliation; powers and duties
  • 25-381.09
  • Petition invoking jurisdiction or for transfer of action to conciliation court
  • 25-381.12
  • Blank forms; assistance in preparing and presenting petition
  • 25-381.14
  • Hearing; time; place; notice; citation; witnesses
  • 25-381.16
  • Conduct of hearing; recommendations; aid of specialists; expense; confidential communications
  • 25-381.17
  • Orders; duration of effectiveness; reconciliation agreement
  • 25-381.18
  • Dissolution of marriage; legal separation; annulment; stay of right to file; jurisdiction for pending actions
  • 25-381.19
  • Transfer of certain actions where minor child involved
  • 25-381.20
  • Procedure in actions where no child is involved; conciliation court may accept case
  • 25-381.22
  • Subsequent petition filed within one year
Chapter 4
LEGAL DECISION-MAKING AND PARENTING TIME
Article 1Legal Decision-Making and Parenting Time
  • 25-403
  • Legal decision-making; best interests of child
  • 25-403.01
  • Sole and joint legal decision-making and parenting time
  • 25-403.05
  • Sexual offenders; murderers; legal decision-making and parenting time; notification of risk to child
  • 25-403.06
  • Parental access to prescription medication and records
  • 25-403.07
  • Identification of a primary caretaker and public assistance
  • 25-405
  • Interviews by court; professional assistance
  • 25-406
  • Investigations and reports
  • 25-407
  • Legal decision-making and parenting time hearings; priority; costs; record
  • 25-408
  • Rights of each parent; parenting time; relocation of child; exception; enforcement; access to prescription medication and records
  • 25-411
  • Modification of legal decision-making or parenting time; affidavit; contents; military families
  • 25-412
  • Expedited child support and parenting time fund
  • 25-413
  • Domestic relations education and mediation fund; report
  • 25-414
  • Violation of visitation or parenting time rights; penalties
  • 25-415
  • Sanctions for litigation misconduct
  • 25-416
  • Sexual assault conviction; effect on rights
Chapter 5
FAMILY SUPPORT DUTIES
Article 1General Provisions
  • 25-501
  • Duties of support; exemption
  • 25-502
  • Jurisdiction, venue and procedure; additional enforcement provisions
  • 25-503
  • Order for support; methods of payment; modification; termination; statute of limitations; judgment on arrearages; notice; security
  • 25-503.01
  • Self-employed parent; monies held as security for payment of support
  • 25-504
  • Order of assignment; ex parte order of assignment; responsibilities; violation; termination
  • 25-505
  • Limited income withholding orders; definition
  • 25-505.01
  • Administrative income withholding order; notice; definition
  • 25-505.02
  • Insurance data exchange; withholding orders; immunity; definitions
  • 25-506
  • Order for assignment; foreign support order
  • 25-507
  • Forms; alternative forms
  • 25-508
  • Enforcement of support orders; fee prohibition
  • 25-509
  • Representation by attorney general or county attorney; modification of order by attorney general or county attorney
  • 25-510
  • Receiving and disbursing support and maintenance monies; arrearages; interest
  • 25-511
  • Failure of parent to provide for child; classification
  • 25-511.01
  • Spousal maintenance order; violation; classification
  • 25-512
  • Consumer credit reports; use of child support or spousal maintenance obligation information
  • 25-513
  • Employer cooperation; violation; classification
  • 25-514
  • Priority of action and judgments
  • 25-516
  • Lien; notice; priority; recording; reciprocity
  • 25-517
  • License suspension; notice; administrative review or hearing
  • 25-518
  • Child support arrearage; license suspension; hearing
  • 25-519
  • Regulatory entities; suspension of license
  • 25-520
  • Child support enforcement; administrative subpoena; civil penalty
  • 25-521
  • Levy; seizure of property for collection of support debt; definitions
  • 25-522
  • Administrative review; notice; determination; judicial review; definitions
  • 25-523
  • Financial institutions data match; nonliability; prohibited disclosure; liability; civil liability; definition
  • 25-524
  • Financial institutions; surrender of assets; nonliability
  • 25-525
  • Administrative enforcement; interstate cases; definition
  • 25-526
  • Child support enforcement information; internet posting
  • 25-527
  • Child support; overpayment; reimbursement
  • 25-528
  • Title IV-D recipients; fee
  • 25-529
  • Title IV-D cases; alternative medical insurance coverage
  • 25-530
  • Spousal maintenance; veterans disability benefits; definition
Article 2Child Medical Support
  • 25-535
  • Enforcement of health insurance coverage; medical support notice; administrative review; service
Article 3Spousal Maintenance Enforcement
  • 25-552
  • Jurisdiction; priority of action
  • 25-553
  • Request for arrearages; deadline
Article 5Child Support Arrest Warrants
  • 25-681
  • Child support arrest warrant; definition
  • 25-682
  • Time and manner of execution; information
  • 25-683
  • Procedure after arrest; payment for release from custody
  • 25-685
  • Entry into criminal information system
Chapter 6
MATERNITY AND PATERNITY PROCEEDINGS
Article 1Maternity and Paternity Proceedings
  • 25-803
  • Persons who may originate proceedings; legal decision-making; parenting time; conciliation court
  • 25-804
  • Time for instituting proceedings
  • 25-805
  • Effect of death, absence or insanity of plaintiff
  • 25-807
  • Precedence of maternity and paternity proceedings; delay for paternity tests; court order; evidentiary use; alternative tests; out-of-state orders; immunity
  • 25-808
  • Preliminary injunction; temporary restraining order; effect
  • 25-810
  • Liability of parents if putative mother or father is a minor; periodic payments
  • 25-812
  • Voluntary acknowledgment of paternity; action to overcome paternity
  • 25-813
  • Default order of paternity
  • 25-814
  • Presumption of paternity
  • 25-815
  • Paternity; full faith and credit
  • 25-816
  • Title IV-D child support; paternity establishment; genetic testing
  • 25-817
  • Temporary orders; presumption of paternity
  • 25-818
  • Paternity case registry; acknowledgments and paternity and maternity orders; recording requirements
Chapter 7
COVENANT MARRIAGE
Article 1General Provisions
  • 25-901
  • Covenant marriage; declaration of intent; filing requirements
  • 25-902
  • Existing marriages; conversion to covenant marriage; recording requirements
  • 25-903
  • Dissolution of a covenant marriage; grounds
  • 25-904
  • Decree of legal separation; grounds
  • 25-905
  • Temporary orders for support and spousal maintenance
  • 25-906
  • Information pamphlet; requirements; distribution
Chapter 8
UNIFORM CHILD CUSTODY JURISDICTION AND ENFORCEMENT ACT
Article 1General Provisions
  • 25-1003
  • Proceeding governed by other law
  • 25-1004
  • Application to Indian tribes
  • 25-1005
  • International application of chapter
  • 25-1006
  • Effect of child custody determination
  • 25-1008
  • Notice to persons outside this state
  • 25-1009
  • Appearance and limited immunity
  • 25-1010
  • Communication between courts; definition
  • 25-1011
  • Taking testimony in another state
  • 25-1012
  • Cooperation between courts; preservation of records
  • 25-1013
  • Military deployment; home state
Article 2Jurisdiction
  • 25-1031
  • Initial child custody jurisdiction
  • 25-1032
  • Exclusive continuing jurisdiction
  • 25-1033
  • Jurisdiction to modify determination
  • 25-1034
  • Temporary emergency jurisdiction
  • 25-1035
  • Notice; opportunity to be heard; joinder
  • 25-1038
  • Jurisdiction declined by reason of conduct
  • 25-1039
  • Information to be submitted to court
  • 25-1040
  • Appearance of parties and child
Article 3Enforcement
  • 25-1052
  • Enforcement under Hague convention
  • 25-1055
  • Registration of child custody determination
  • 25-1056
  • Enforcement of registered determination
  • 25-1058
  • Expedited enforcement of child custody determination
  • 25-1059
  • Service of petition and order
  • 25-1061
  • Warrant to take physical custody of child
  • 25-1063
  • Recognition and enforcement
Chapter 9
UNIFORM INTERESTATE FAMILY SUPPORT ACT
Article 1General Provisions
  • 25-1203
  • State tribunal and support enforcement agency
  • 25-1205
  • Application of chapter to resident of foreign country and foreign support proceeding
Article 2Jurisdiction
  • 25-1221
  • Bases for jurisdiction over nonresident
  • 25-1222
  • Duration of personal jurisdiction
  • 25-1223
  • Initiating and responding tribunal of state
  • 25-1225
  • Continuing, exclusive jurisdiction to modify child support order
  • 25-1226
  • Continuing jurisdiction to enforce child support order
  • 25-1227
  • Determination of controlling child support order
  • 25-1228
  • Child support orders for two or more obligees
  • 25-1230
  • Application of chapter to nonresident subject to personal jurisdiction
  • 25-1231
  • Continuing, exclusive jurisdiction to modify spousal support order
Article 3Civil Provisions of General Application
  • 25-1241
  • Proceedings under this chapter
  • 25-1243
  • Application of law of state
  • 25-1244
  • Duties of initiating tribunal
  • 25-1245
  • Duties and powers of responding tribunal
  • 25-1247
  • Duties of support enforcement agency
  • 25-1248
  • Duty of the attorney general
  • 25-1250
  • Duties of department of economic security
  • 25-1251
  • Pleadings and accompanying documents
  • 25-1252
  • Nondisclosure of information in exceptional circumstances
  • 25-1254
  • Limited immunity of petitioner
  • 25-1256
  • Special rules of evidence and procedure
  • 25-1257
  • Communications between tribunals
  • 25-1259
  • Receipt and disbursement of payments
Article 4Establishment of Support Order or Determination of Parentage
  • 25-1271
  • Establishment of support order
  • 25-1272
  • Proceeding to determine parentage of a child
Article 5Enforcement of Support Order Without Registration
  • 25-1281
  • Employer's receipt of income withholding order of another state
  • 25-1282
  • Employer's compliance with income withholding order of another state
  • 25-1283
  • Employer's compliance with two or more income withholding orders
  • 25-1284
  • Immunity from civil liability
  • 25-1285
  • Penalties for noncompliance
  • 25-1287
  • Administrative enforcement of orders
Article 6Registration, Enforcement and Modification of Support Order
  • 25-1301
  • Registration of order for enforcement
  • 25-1302
  • Procedure to register order for enforcement
  • 25-1303
  • Effect of registration for enforcement
  • 25-1305
  • Notice of registration of order
  • 25-1306
  • Procedure to contest validity or enforcement of registered support order
  • 25-1307
  • Contest of registration or enforcement
  • 25-1309
  • Procedure to register child support order of another state for modification
  • 25-1310
  • Effect of registration for modification
  • 25-1311
  • Modification of child support order of another state
  • 25-1312
  • Recognition of order modified in another state
  • 25-1313
  • Jurisdiction to modify child support order of another state if individual parties reside in this state
  • 25-1314
  • Notice to issuing tribunal of modification
  • 25-1315
  • Jurisdiction to modify child support order of foreign country
  • 25-1316
  • Procedure to register child support order of foreign country for modification
Article 7Support Proceeding Under Convention
  • 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
  • 25-1336
  • Registration of convention support order
  • 25-1337
  • Contest of registered convention support order
  • 25-1338
  • Recognition and enforcement of registered convention support order
  • 25-1341
  • Modification of convention child support order
  • 25-1342
  • Personal information; limit on use
  • 25-1343
  • Record in original language; English translation
Article 8Interstate Rendition
Chapter 10
LEGITIMACY OF CHILDREN
Article 1General Provisions
  • 25-1401
  • Legitimacy of children born out of wedlock