No. 1 CA-CV 95-0347.

185 Ariz. 314 (1996)

916 P.2d 504

STATE of Arizona, ex rel., DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC SECURITY, (Sandra I. Miranda) Petitioner-Appellant, v. Moses M. AYALA, Sandra I. Miranda, Respondents-Appellees.

Court of Appeals of Arizona, Division 1, Department A.

April 25, 1996.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Grant Woods, Attorney General, by Paula O. Burgess, Lisa M. Aubuchon, Assistant Attorneys General, Phoenix, for DES and Miranda.

Moses M. Ayala, Appellee, Florence, in Propria Persona.


TOCI, Judge.

The state appeals the trial court's order declining to impose child support obligations because of a parent's incarceration. We conclude that incarceration alone is not a sufficient ground for relieving a parent of his obligation to support his children. Accordingly, we reverse and remand for a determination of the appropriate amount of child support.


The state brought an...

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