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Why is child support paid when each parent has the kids 50%

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Why is child support paid when each parent has the kids 50% of the time, I feel it will cost the same amount of money in each of the 2 weeks myself and my exwife have the kids. Dose not seem fair.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Canada Family Law
Expert:  Legal Ease replied 2 years ago.

Please let me know what problems this is, how the children there are, and what both parents gross annual incomes are.

Then I can work out what the support would be.

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
2 kids I made 87000 and she made 34000, but I don't think I should have to pay
Expert:  Legal Ease replied 2 years ago.

But you do have to pay. The law is very clear.

You pay what you would pay for two children at your income less what she would pay for two children are her income.

If you provide me your province I can work out the number.

It is fair as your income is higher and society wants the children to enjoy the same standard of living in both homes.

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