When both parents have equal custody who pays for child support?

Answer The one with the high income alhough this more often applies to fathers since they usually have the higher income.

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Who pays child support when parents have joint custody but one parent has primary placement?

Generally, the parent without physical custody but the court will decide.

Does the mother have custody when the child lives with her and the father pays child support?

Answer Custody is usually granted by the courts during divorce procedings. Custody is granted by the courts and not determined by who the child lives with. Custody may be granted to the father, th... Read More »

Who pays child support if you have joint custody?

The parent with physical custody receives child support from the other parent. If the parties have shared custody the court will use state guidelines to determine if someone pays child support and ... Read More »

When a child is born out of wed-lock can both parents file for joint custody without going to court?

Answer Custody disputes are always an issue that has to be decided by the court.There are certain aspects of custody agreements that are mediated by social service representatives and legal counsel... Read More »