Pasadena, MD asked in Child Support, Divorce and Family Law for Maryland

Q: Which percentage of the extraordinary medical expenses do I pay since my child support order has recently changed?

I was paying 73% of the extraordinary medical expenses for my kids. On 2 November it was lowered by the court to 54%. My ex sent me a bill on 5 November for September and October medical expenses and said I owed 73% since that was what the percentage was in September and October before it was lowered. Which % do I pay?

1 Lawyer Answer
Elizabeth Pugliese
Elizabeth Pugliese
  • Rockville, MD
  • Licensed in Maryland

A: 73%. Look at this way, do you want to be the parent who argues over needed medical treatment for the child and who pays it? If you wind up paying more than you think you "should" focus on the fact your child needed care.

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