Your ex has made the mistake of forcing you to seek legal advice. Take advantage of the delay he is causing by getting educated about your options. It sounds like there is more work to do on your parenting plan. Consulting for an hour with an experienced family law attorney should give you an excellent idea of what the parents and child are really entitled to in a parenting plan and what the process will be to finish your case.
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If there is a court order specifying that you are to pay a portion of the fee and they lent you the money, then yes, you legally owe them. If you can't come to an agreement , then you go to trial. Prior to going to trial though, in King County you will have to attend a settlement conference which is like a mediation. There are ways to get a free settlement conference in place if you act in a timely manner and schedule the conference well before trial.
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