New Richmond, WI asked in Child Custody, Child Support and Family Law for Wisconsin

Q: How am I responsible for my child’s medical?

I haven’t seen my son in 2 years because of a retraining order and was told today that my new job received a letter stating I have to cover my sons medical insurance. So now I have to pay child support for a child I don’t see and pay for his medical when his mom already get MA how is that right? And is there anything I can do?

1 Lawyer Answer
Jane E. Probst
Jane E. Probst
  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Wauwatosa, WI
  • Licensed in Wisconsin

A: The restraining order does not affect any prior support or medical bill responsibilities set forth in another Order. However, unless the restraining order is against the child, and not just the other parent, you still have placement rights to the child. You should consult with an experienced family law attorney to discuss your rights.

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