Case No. _______________
©Superior Court of Arizona in Maricopa County Page 2 of 9 DRCV11f-010119
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3. VENUE: This is the proper court to bring this lawsuit under Arizona law because:
It is the county of residence of the Party A, or Party B, or the minor child(ren).
4. JURISDICTION: WHY I AM FILING THIS COURT CASE AGAINST THE OTHER PERSON IN
ARIZONA: (check all that apply)
The other Party is a resident of Arizona.
I believe that I will personally serve the other party in Arizona (see “Service” packet).
The other Party agrees to have the case heard here and will file written papers in the court case.
The other Party lived with the minor child(ren) in this state at some time.
The other Party lived in this state and provided pre-birth expenses or support for the minor child(ren).
The minor child(ren) lives in this state as a result of the acts or directions of the other Party.
The other Party had sexual intercourse in this state as a result of which the minor child may have
been conceived in Arizona.
The other party signed an acknowledgment of paternity that is filed in this state.
The other Party did any other acts that substantially connect the other Party with this state (see a
lawyer to help you determine this).
This Court has jurisdiction to decide legal decision-making matters under Arizona law, A.R.S. §§ 25-
402 and 25-802.
5. STATEMENTS ABOUT PATERNITY AND CHILD SUPPORT:
A. PATERNITY WAS ESTABLISHED BY: (check one box).
(A copy of any Order or document referenced here should already be in the Court file or attached.)
A Court Order for Paternity from this county or previously transferred to this county stating
is the natural father of the minor child(ren) included in this Petition. (A.R.S. § 25-502(c))
Both parents signing an Acknowledgment of Paternity through the Hospital Paternity
Program or other means provided by law after July 18, 1996, and a birth certificate listing the name
of the father was issued as a result.
We do not have an order of paternity, but we do have a child support order.
*NOTE: If married when minor child(ren) born, conceived or adopted, and no decree of Divorce or Separation has been
issued, STOP! Do not use these forms unless advised to do so by an attorney. Requests for legal decision-making
authority (custody) and parenting time must generally be filed as part of a case for Legal Separation or Divorce.
4. INFORMATION ABOUT MINOR CHILD(REN) FOR WHOM I WANT THE COURT ORDER(S):
B. INFORMATION ABOUT CHILD SUPPORT FOR MINOR CHILDREN:
There is an order for Child Support, dated ______________________________________ from
(name of court)_______________________________________________________________.
This order needs does not need to be changed.
There is a pending child support petition or modification currently filed in this court or another.