I have 50/50 custody of my daughter with my ex. We have her the same amount of time and split everything 50/50. However, I still pay 400.00 a month in child support and I pay my daughters health insurance which is 205.00 a month. I make more then her but, is this right?
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Probably. Child support is based on needs of child and income and expenses of each parent. To the extent you earn more than your ex, support payments equalize things for your daughter's expenses. The expenses are obviously a larger percentage of the lesser earner's income than of your income.
If you feel payments are unfair you can always go to court and ask to have them reduced.
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