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

Does joint custody affect child support in Florida?

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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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