Does child support take into account the time spent with each parent?

Yes, child support takes into account the time a child spends with each parent. The California Guideline Child Support Calculation Formula takes into account numerous variables, including:

  • Time that each parent has the child in their custody
  • Gross income of each parent
  • Tax filing status of each parent
  • Child care costs
  • Other mandatory expenses

The calculations can be a bit complex and it is important to put the best case forward. That is why it is best to contact an experienced family law attorney to help with your child support case.