Child support is calculated based upon the earnings of the parties, the time the child spends with the non-custodial parent and any other factors that impact earnings mandated by insurance and retirement. How expenses are shared while living in the same house could impact the earnings of the parties. Suggest you see an attorney on this.
The major components of child support are each of your earnings and your timeshare with the child. If you both live in the same residence with the child, this is a wild card situation and your ultimate result is going to depend on exactly what judge you are before. I can imagine quite a number of different variations in regard to how this situation might be handled.
I hope this is helpful.
John N. Kitta
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Most often if the parties still live together there is no child support. But you are talking about living together long term which is not the usual situation. The judge has discretion. You should seek an experienced local family law attorney.
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