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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 how much.

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Q: Who pays child support if you have joint custody?
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Does joint custody stop you from paying child support?

I don't think so because my parents have joint custody and my dad pays child support. But my mom might have custody of me and just let me see my dad so he's always a part of my life!


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.


If both parents have custody of their children who pays?

If two parents share joint custody of a child, but one has physical custody, then the non-custodial parent usually pays child support to help the parent with whom the child lives. It depends on the laws of your state - most states now have an online child support calculator.


What rights does a mother have who pays child support and has joint custody of the kids but doesn't get to see them have?

If the joint custody order is broken that is breaking the law. Go back to court and let them know.


Who pays child support if parents share custody of children?

Parents often have joint custody with one parent having physical custody. Generally, the parent with physical custody receives child support from the non-physical-custody parent. There are other arrangements whereby the parents share physical custody. States are required to have child support guidelines and the guidelines will control who pays child support and how much. The court will issue a court order to that effect.Parents often have joint custody with one parent having physical custody. Generally, the parent with physical custody receives child support from the non-physical-custody parent. There are other arrangements whereby the parents share physical custody. States are required to have child support guidelines and the guidelines will control who pays child support and how much. The court will issue a court order to that effect.Parents often have joint custody with one parent having physical custody. Generally, the parent with physical custody receives child support from the non-physical-custody parent. There are other arrangements whereby the parents share physical custody. States are required to have child support guidelines and the guidelines will control who pays child support and how much. The court will issue a court order to that effect.Parents often have joint custody with one parent having physical custody. Generally, the parent with physical custody receives child support from the non-physical-custody parent. There are other arrangements whereby the parents share physical custody. States are required to have child support guidelines and the guidelines will control who pays child support and how much. The court will issue a court order to that effect.


Can a parent who has joint custody and pays child support claim child on taxes?

You need to check the laws in your state, your court orders and your separation agreement.


What are the father's rights if he pays child support and has joint legal custody?

A father with joint legal custody has the right to be included in all important decisions regarding his child. He also has a right to a visitation schedule that must be followed by the custodial parent.


Does a parent with partial custody still pays child support?

It's possible.


Does a parent that does not pay child support have the right to take the children?

Regardless of whether a parent pays support or not - the custody agreement determines who has rights. So if your child's father did not pay support but wants to see the child, and he has joint custody, he has every right, by law. This may not be morally right but it is legally right.


Do child support papers have anything to do with custody?

Generally no, though there is a presumption of primary residential custody for the obligee parent. In states like California, the amount of time the obligor parent has the child affects the amount of child support ordered.ClarificationChild support orders and custody orders are separate. Generally, the parent who pays child support pays it to the custodial parent.


If you live with someone that pays child support can monies be taken from your account to support that child?

If it is a joint account yes.


Do you have to pay child support if your child lives with you during summer months?

Unless you have joint custody, the person paying the child support pays it every month regardless if the child is spending time with the other parent. Child support payments are figured for the year, not just month to month.

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