Written by attorney Guichard St. Surin | Apr 5, 2017

Does joint custody affect child support in Florida?


Yes, it does. When calculating child support, one of the factors that the court looks at is whether or not you have more than 20% of the time sharing. If you have more than 20% of the time sharing, then your financial liability to the other parent could be lowered. if you have 50/50, you essentially may owe the other parent zero dollars, depending on how much more money you’re making than that parent.

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