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does a parent w/joint custody have to pay for ortodontist bills if not medically required
Asked on May 22, 2009 under Family Law, Texas
MD, Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney
Answered 12 years ago | Contributor
Well, oftentimes these issues are addressed in the divorce decree and child support/child custody decree. If you share joint custody, chances are you share medical bills outside of those covered by a covered parent's insurance.
1. Check your decrees from the court.
2. Check out the following:
If you have issues with payment, consider speaking to your divorce attorney. If you don't have one, try www.attorneypages.com.
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