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Can a non custodial parent petition the custodial parent for

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Can a non custodial parent petition the custodial parent for child support? A standard custody arrangement is in place (alternate weekend visitation)
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Yes, you can still petition the custodial parent for child support, since child support payments are also based on each spouse's relative income in addition to who has primary custody.

However, it's unlikely that the non-custodial parent would be successful in receiving child support from the custodial parent, especially if the non-custodial parent only sees the child every other weekend.
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