Lafayette, CA asked in Child Support for California

Q: How much should I get for child support if I take care of our child full time and not currently working?

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Angelina Bradley
Angelina Bradley
  • Monterey Park, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: Child support's three primary factors are:

1) What is the time share?

2) Income of the custodial parent

3) Income of the non-custodial parent

But the court can take several other things into account, e.g. whether you have the ability to work full-time, the cost of child care if you were to work, hardships, extraordinary expenses.

You should consult with an attorney to get a better assessment of what support could look like in your case. But you can play around with the calculator to get a rough sense of what the order would look like:

Good luck.

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