Monday, July 27, 2015

Parenting Time Credit Toward Child Support

Since more parents are increasingly sharing custody, or "parenting time," many courts have been awarding a "parenting time credit" toward the payor-parent's child support obligation. With shared parenting, each parent incurs basic expenses for food and transportation when the child is physically with them. Also, when each parent provides the child with his or her own bedroom for overnight stays, such that the child basically has two households, each parent obviously incurs fixed residential expenses for the child.

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