Am i responsibe for 1/2 of medical costs incurred by children over 18yr if it wasnt ordered in the final divorce judjement

Asked over 1 year ago - Cape Coral, FL

my ex says i am and i dont have a lawyer

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  1. Carin Manders Constantine

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    Answered . Not unless you agreed to to do in writing.

    This information is a general answer and is not specific to any particular case. Carin Manders Constantine, Esq.... more
  2. William Charles Rosenfelt

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    Answered . Not unless it was ordered as part of the Final Judgment.

    Please be advised that any answers or information disseminated above do not constitute legal advice and that the... more
  3. Brenda A Drake

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    Answered . Was it court ordered that you're responsible until they are emancipated? If they are still in high school and expected to graduate before 19, you may be. Check the wording and speak with a local attorney who may be able to give you a free consult.

    This response is for general purposes only and does not establish an attorney-client relationship. You should... more
  4. Christopher William Whitney

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    Answered . It depends on the wording of the Final Judgment, but in most usual cases, the answer would be No. You should have an attorney review your Final Judgment with you.

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