Medical records may come in to play if one party seeks support from the other (based on assertions that a medical condition or disability prevents them from working) or the well-being of one parent is relevant to the court’s child custody and visitation decision. The party who alleges a need for the medical records must file a motion with the court outlining why the records are necessary. The party who objects may file an opposition. The court will then hold a hearing so both parties can present evidence. If, after weighing all the evidence, the court decides the records are discoverable, they will be released to the moving party. The court may also fashion an order that releases only relevant parts of the medical record. For example, medical records that predate the marriage are usually not released. If you are concerned your medical records may be requested in your divorce, talk to an experienced lawyer immediately to best represent you.
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