The Court will apply DCF 150 shared placement guidelines in determining child support. There is a specific formulation that takes both your incomes into consideration. You would be required to share all variable expenses equally. Child support can also be adjusted based upon one half the difference between the premium for single and family coverage for that portion of insurance premium for your child. If his income is significantly greater than yours, he will still be paying child support, just a reduced amount since he will have the child more and will be paying more variable expenses.
This inquiry is very similar to a few others, and I suspect from the same poster. Bottom line for what you are seeking (certainty): contact and discuss you matter with a Wisconsin licensed attorney that specializes in child support. This forum will only give you so much info, and cannot address your actual concerns to the level you desire. A review of all the information by a specialist will provide you as much certainty as possible. While the statutes and guidelines are present, for exactly the reasons laid out, your case has unique aspects. Much less the procedural posture is not completely clear for me (is this an initial custody and placement determination?). If so, is there an existing support order (temporary or other)? Look, the guidelines are 'most probably' where you are headed, but it is impossible to tell without a personal interview. Good luck.
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