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We have completed testimony in our divorce trial. Written summations

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We have completed testimony in our divorce trial. Written summations go in shortly then the judge will decide among other things maintenance and child support. We stipulated after 5 days of a 12 day trial on joint custody with 50/50 access schedule. I am the residential parent for school district purposes only. I am staying in the martial residence the mother is relocating and can go up to 5 miles outside of the school district. I may a good living the mother is very educated but currently not working. Judge as imputed income to her but about a 1/3 of what I make. What I don't understand is we have stipulated on custody and neither one of us is custodial so how can she get child support and I am told that even with 50/50 she could get full child support. This doesn't seem fair to me.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Roger replied 1 year ago.
Hi - my name is ***** ***** I'm a Family Law litigation attorney. Thanks for your question. I'll be glad to assist.
Generally, if you are the higher wage earner, you'd likely be considered the non-custodial parent for child support purposes, but courts generally order the paying parent to pay a pro rata share of the child support.....but it is possible that the court could adjust that amount based on the facts of your case.
Here's a good link you can read: http://www.sarilaw.com/Articles/Child_Support/Calculating_Child_Support.aspx
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

thank you this link is good stuff I will forward it to my attorney to help with for summations.

Expert:  Roger replied 1 year ago.
No problem and thanks for allowing me to assist. If you need anything, just let me know.