ChildWare & Custody X Change: More Accurate Calculations

Use ChildWare and Custody X Change together

Get the most accurate child support amounts when you combine Custody X Change with ChildWare.

When ChildWare asks you for timeshare percentages, don't rely on guesswork or estimates. Instead, use Custody X Change to calculate total parenting time numbers from any custody schedule.

Enter those numbers into the appropriate field in the ChildWare program for an accurate and fair child support amount based on Virginia's guidelines.

Custody X Change calculates parenting time percentages. Use it together with ChildWare to have more accurate child support calculations.

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Features and benefits of ChildWare

Family law professionals, like attorneys and judges, can benefit from using ChildWare child support calculation software. The program's features are designed to provide accurate results based on case information, eliminating human error and allowing users to evaluate multiple scenarios.

One of the most impressive features of ChildWare include the software's inclusion of calculations and formulas that reflect the most current Virginia child support guidelines.

Some of the time-saving features of ChildWare include:

  • Helpful guidance in navigating the program
  • Calculates gross monthly income by hourly, weekly, biweekly, monthly or annually
  • Allows side-by-side scenario comparisons
  • Populates worksheets using raw data from your case information
  • Creates worksheets for sole, shared and split custody cases
  • Saves worksheets and information automatically
  • Prints out reports that are court-ready

ChildWare was created by Law Tech, LLC, a software development company based out of Bridgeport, WV. It also produces other family law programs for Virginia professionals, including BeWare for late child support and alimony calculations, SWare for spousal support calculations and Aware, an income expense calculator for alimony. Law Tech also makes family law software for West Virginia professionals.

You can purchase ChildWare software with the knowledge that if you are not completely satisfied, the company offers a money-back guarantee.

ChildWare software helps family law professionals

ChildWare helps family law professionals because it features comprehensive calculation capabilities, ChildWare is a wise choice for family law professionals in Virginia. Based on the most current Virginia child support guidelines, ChildWare calculates child support amounts quickly and accurately.

Rather than do calculations by hand, try this easy-to-use program to aide you in figuring accurate child support amounts. The program's uncluttered interface lets you get right to work, without a big learning curve.  

Enter the case information into the right data fields in the program. It will ask you for information such as parent names, social security numbers, custody type, number of overnights, and various income-related entries. Once the fields are populated, select the “Prepare Worksheet” button.  The program will calculate child support amounts based on the data and your selections.

ChildWare is a handy tool for attorneys, mediators and judges to have when it comes to figuring out accurate child support calculations.  The software is used by courts throughout the state, such as the Juvenile and Domestic Relations Courts.

ChildWare requires overnight totals

ChildWare software requires an overnight total for the non-custodial parent in order to figure out child support, based on the guidelines set by the state of Virginia.

Parenting time is the total overnight time each parent spends with their children. To figure out a correct parenting time totals for Virginia, you must calculate the amount of time each parent spends with the children.

ChildWare needs an overnight total in order to calculate child support. When clients set up a visitation schedule, it can be tedious and often difficult to calculate a precise overnight total.

This information is combined with data concerning each parent's income and the parenting time credit applies to only joint physical custody cases. Sole custody cases do not qualify for any kind of child credit based on overnights. ChildWare software asks you to enter overnight totals in order to calculate child support.

Custody X Change calculates parenting time totals

Custody X Change software includes a parenting time calculator that shows exactly how much time each parent has with the children. It can provide this data as total number of hours, days or as a percentage of time annually.

When users set up a parenting time schedule, the software automatically counts up all the full, half and quarter days for the non-residential parent. This accurate parenting time total really helps you use ChildWare.

Use Custody X Change to get accurate parenting time totals, because:

  • Parenting time totals are difficult to figure out by hand, because attorneys must add all the quarter, half and full days within a year for the non-residential parent.
  • Figuring parenting time totals adjust every time an attorney changes the schedule.
  • Calculating and re-calculating any change to the schedule is so complex, some attorneys are forced to estimate or guess.
  • Entering parenting time totals calculated from a guess or estimate into the Virginia child support formula means that child support amounts will likely be wrong.

Figuring out child support amounts requires exact numbers, from each parent's income to the amount of credits allowed. Another important number is the parenting time total, or how long each parent is scheduled to be with the children. Correct numbers mean the child support amount is fair and accurate, and Custody X Change delivers accurate totals every time.

Custody X Change calculates parenting time percentages. Use it together with ChildWare to have more accurate child support calculations.

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Custody X Change calculates parenting time percentages. Use it together with ChildWare to have more accurate child support calculations.

Calculate My Parenting Time Now