Does joint custody affect child support in Florida?

Child support is determined in an income ratioing approach. Also, taking into account the amount of time sharing that each of the parties enjoy. We don't really have joint custody in Florida. What we have is if there's equal time sharing, it's called equal time sharing or rotating custody. The amount of time that the parties enjoy with the child will impact the amount of child support so the answer is yes that equal time sharing will effect the amount of child support that each party pays to the other depending on the disparity between the parties [inaudible 00:00:52]

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