i pay child support for 1 child 2nd child i pay child care and assist with anything she needs. 2nd childs mother is claiming that if she takes me to court that she would get $900 a month if i dont agree to paying her $500 a month. i currently pay $460 for the 1st child would i pay more for the 2nd child. as of right now i pick up my 2nd child on fri,sat,sun,mon morning and night, tue morning and night, wed morning and night,and thurs morning during week in the daytime she is in day care. would the court allow shared custody? is it best to get a lawyer or can i file on my own?