Non custodial mom says she is going for child support. I have been trying to use a few free on-line child support calculators just to get an idea. The all ask for the percentage of custody but I'm not sure how to calculate that. Do you just count overnights? Is it out of 30 days or 28 days? Do half days count differently? Does it vary with the state (we're in California).

She has dss:

Week 1:

Tuesday 5PM- Wednesday 8AM (then he goes to school)

Thursday 5PM- Friday 8AM

Week 2:

Tuesday 5PM-Wednesday 8AM

Friday 5PM-Sunday 10AM

Thats 10 nights a month so I divided that by 28 nights and got 35%. Sound right? Calculators are estimating that we pay her $70, though I hear they subtact the amount I pay for dss's health insurance ($110).

She has dss:

Week 1:

Tuesday 5PM- Wednesday 8AM (then he goes to school)

Thursday 5PM- Friday 8AM

Week 2:

Tuesday 5PM-Wednesday 8AM

Friday 5PM-Sunday 10AM

Thats 10 nights a month so I divided that by 28 nights and got 35%. Sound right? Calculators are estimating that we pay her $70, though I hear they subtact the amount I pay for dss's health insurance ($110).

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