Sun City West, AZ asked in Divorce, Child Custody and Child Support for Arizona

Q: How should parenting time be calculated?

I have my kids from 6:30 pm until I drop them off at school at 7:20 am and their father has them from 2:00 pm-6:30 pm Monday-Friday. We switch every other weekend.

1 Lawyer Answer
Randi Sirlin
Randi Sirlin
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Licensed in Arizona

A: While the court has discretion which may be based upon particular facts in a particular case, the 2018 Arizona Child Support Guidelines currently divide time periods as follows: time based upon 24 hours, time based upon 12 hours, time based upon 6 to 11 hours, time based upon 3 to 5 hours and periods of less than 3 hours.

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However, determining the correct amount of child support may be best figured out by an experienced family law attorney.

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