Number of Days

That averages out the same. Instead of having the child every other weekend = 6 days, you have them 7 days which is one week, and then two weeks in the summer.
If you mean that he has them a week and then another weekend a month then that would only add 2-3 nights, depending on if he has them overnight Friday and Sunday.
Child support figures the number of overnights, so if he picks up the child on Friday but drops them off Sunday then that’s only two nights.

Each month, he gets a week which is 7 nights and also a weekend. How are you getting 6 nights for every other weekend?

That’s a total of 6 nights a month if he only has them every other weekend. Friday night = 1 night; Saturday night = 1 night; Sunday night = 1 night. That’s 3 nights or one weekend. If he does not keep them on Sunday night then that would only be 4 nights a month for visits on every other weekend.

If he has them Sun., Mon., Tues., Wed., Thurs., Fri., Sat., and Sun. nights and then another Fri., Sat., & Sun., nights, a month; that would be 11 nights.
If he does not keep them on Sunday nights at the end of his visits, that would take away 2 nights leaving 9.

Again, child support is figured on the number of overnights the child spends with each parent.

There is no formula, generally I write the days out on a calendar and count them.

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I was wondering if there is a formula to use on determing the number of days a parent has their child rather than counting them. I know that if you have them every other weekend and two weeks in the summer it is 80 days and if you have them every other week it is 182, but the scenario that my finace is facing is that he has the child a week and weekend each month and plus two extra weeks in the summer. How can that number of days be determined to be figured in on child support? Thanks.