Texas law provides no official formula to lower child support from the guideline amount when parents follow a 50/50 possession schedule and incur the children’s basic expenses in each of their households more equally than they would under the Standard Possession Order.How do I use the child support calculator in Texas?
To use the child support calculator, select or enter the appropriate information next to each statement. When you have completed the form, click on the calculate button to get an estimate of the amount of child support that the non-custodial parent will have to pay to the custodial parent in Texas.What is the maximum amount of child support in Texas?
**The Guidelines for the support of a child are specifically designed to apply to monthly net resources not greater than $9,200. This calculator does not calculate support in excess of the $9,200 net resource amount per Texas Family Code Sec. 154.125 (a).How does 50/50 equal parenting time affect child support?
It is important to remember that each parent who shares 50/50 equal parenting time will have less expenses for the child in each household than if that parent were the custodial parent under the Standard Possession Order, so a lower amount of child support does not necessarily disadvantage that parent.