You need to review your settlement agreement and see if it contains a provision for submission of medical bills within a certain time frame. There is no Florida law that requires a party to submit the medical bills within a certain number of days. If you are responsible for 40% of the medical bills, then you will probably end up having to pay your portion of the bills.
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Usually there is a provision within the settlement agreement or final order that states that the party incurring the fee is to submit the bill to the other party within so many days [commonly 30 days] for reimbursement of the percentage owed [in your case, 40%].
Either way, it is very likely you may have to pay your 40% portion of the medical expenses especially if she files a motion for contempt but an attorney would have to review your case.
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Sure you can file a motion to request that they provided in a timely fashion. Sounds like a good idea.
You might even be able to amend the last judgment for that purpose.
Bill Rosenfelt 407-462-8787 (Orlando/Longwood/Central Florida)
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You might have a defense called latches that would bar her from collecting the bills incurred many years ago because she waited too long. You really need to speak to an attorney. Going to court on this issue could cost you especially if found in contempt. You might be responsible for her attorney's fees as well. Call myself or a colleague to help you out. We deal with this every day.
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