The father waived his right to a reduction of his child support obligation under the statute allowing for a downward adjustment if the children spend a substantial amount of time with the parent, where the parties’ supplemental marital settlement agreement provided that their visitation arrangements would “not be considered as the father’s having 40% of time with the children.” The goal to be accomplished by the agreement was that the father would provide a particular amount of support for his children without consideration of his substantial time-sharing.
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