Family Court Improvement Committee

The Family Court Improvement Committee was established by A.O. 2019-115 as a standing committee of the Arizona Judicial Council (AJC). Among the charges of the committee are:

  • Make recommendations that would improve and enhance family law statutes, rules, and court processes and procedures. 
  • Develop and coordinate policies and strategies that would improve the likelihood that child support will be paid.
  • Conduct the federally mandated quadrennial Child Support Guidelines review and make recommendations on issues raised by the 2017 Committee for an Interim Review of the Child Support Guidelines.
  • Identify and respond to the emerging trends and issues impacting family court services.
  • Advise the Administrative Office of the Courts Education Services Division about judicial officer and court staff educational needs.
  • Provide advice regarding the use of online dispute resolution in family court cases.

The Child Support Guidelines are currently under review by the Child Support Guidelines Review Subcommittee. 
Learn more at Child Support Guidelines Review Public Hearing (