Legal Question in Family Law in Michigan

Medical question on joint legal custody

If non-custodial parent was never contacted of a major elective surgery, is he liable since he was never given the opportunity to get a second opinion or other options and the use of an in-network hospital including continuing elective doctor visits?

Asked on 4/11/07, 3:04 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Lisa K. Prowse Prowse Law PLC

Re: Medical question on joint legal custody

It depends on what your divorce judgment says. The divorce judgment should say who makes medical decisions (one of the parents or both) and how much the non-custodial parent is required to pay for uncovered medical expenses.

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Answered on 4/12/07, 6:54 pm

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