Oakland, CA asked in Family Law for California

Q: As a parent with joint legal custody in CA, do I have a right to my child's medical info?

The childs mom has told her orthodontist not to discuss my daughters care or billing with me even though I am expected to pay half of all bills. The mom says "I am their" client.

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Mr. David Thomas Pisarra
Mr. David Thomas Pisarra
  • Santa Monica, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: Absolutely ! that's one of the main reasons for fighting to keep legal Custody of your child.

There are many rights afforded you when you have legal custody of a child. I cover them in my books A MAN'S GUIDE TO DIVORCE STRATEGY and A MAN'S GUIDE TO CHILD CUSTODY. Both are available on Amazon.com, Barnesandnoble.com and on my website as an E-Book download. They answer most of the questions you as a parent will be asking your rights.

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