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Little v. Little

Supreme Court of Arizona
975 P.2d 108 (Ariz. 1999)


Facts

Billy Little and Mrs. Little divorced. The couple had two children. The divorce decree awarded Mrs. Little custody and ordered Billy to pay $1,186 per month in child support. Billy had a master of business administration (MBA) and worked for the Air Force, making an annual salary of $48,000. Mrs. Little’s job paid her only $1,040 per month. Billy resigned from the Air Force to pursue a law degree full-time. Billy petitioned the court to reduce his child support payments to $239 per month as a result of his voluntary loss of income. The trial court denied Billy’s request. The court of appeals reversed. Mrs. Little appealed.

Rule of Law

Issue

Holding and Reasoning (McGregor, J.)

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