Divorce is difficult on the families it affects. But it doesn't have to be hard to manage those records.
Add the student to the record of the parent/guardian that the student lives with most of the time. (So if Bobby lives with Mom but sees Dad on weekends, he should be listed in Mom's family.) If custody is equally split, then the student can be listed in either family or on both records.
You can enter the other parent on the family's Relationship window.
You may need to split tuition payments equally for each half of the year or based on a percentage. Follow the steps based on the family's situation.
Before you split payments, make sure the student is listed on the appropriate family record(s):
If the student is only on one parent's record:
Add the Bill From and Bill To dates for this parent's half of the year. The other parent (the current family record) is billed outside of these dates.
For example, if you're on Mom's family record, you'd add Dad's billing information.
If he pays August through December, you'd enter Bill From 08/01 and Bill To 12/31.
Mom would be billed outside of those dates, which would be 01/01 to 07/31.
If the student is listed on both family records: