No attorney can answer your question based on the limited information that you have provided. The Michigan Child Support Formula is a function of the respective income of both parents and the number of overnight visitations that each parent has with the child. Plus, you will be required to pay a certain percentage of daycare costs and medical expenses, again based on respective income. Your expenses are NOT factored into the formula. Therefore, it is very possible that you are paying the correct amount under the formula, especially if the other parent makes less money and has the child more often. However, there are limited circumstances that warrant a deviation from the formula. You would have to discuss your situation in detail with an attorney to determine if any of the deviation factors apply to you.
The bottom line is that children are expensive whether the parents are together or separated.
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It seems like a lot but there are numerous factors that go into the child support formula.. How many children? How many overnights visitation do you take? etc. You may be able to call the friend of the court to have them explain it to you.. or you need to get an attorney..
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