In this unprecedented time, with so many conflicting messages, many parents with custodial orders in place are not sure how to best comply with existing parenting time schedules. In response to Governor Whitmer’s stay-in-place order, No. 2020-21, some people have voluntarily modified their custody and parenting time orders for various reasons, e.g., distance between homes is too far, making exchanges unsafe; a member of someone’s household is a first responder or frontline person and both parents agree not to take the risk; a member of someone’s household is more vulnerable to the virus because of health issues; or someone has tested positive for the coronavirus. MORE.
Child support in Michigan is based on a formula that takes into account the parents’ incomes, the number overnights with the children, child care expenses