Even a Non-Custodial Parent Can Get Access to Medical Records
Video Transcribed: You want to get a copy of your kid’s school records or even maybe some medical records, but you’re not the custodial parent. What do you do? Oklahoma Child Protective Services Attorney Ryan Cannonie, with CPS investigation defense, and this is a question that’s come up before when I’ve talked with potential clients and even clients that I’ve already retained.
What do I do when I want to get a copy of my child’s medical records. But my child doesn’t live with me. There’s a court order. I have visitation, but not custody or we have joint custody, but I’m not the primary custodian.
Well, by statute, in fact, it’s Title 43, Section 109.6 even a non-custodial parent can get access to medical records and school records. In fact, for every record that pertains to that child, that a custodial parent is entitled to, the non-custodial parent is also entitled to. So if you’re a non-custodial parent and you want to see medical records, if the other parent’s…
The child’s other parent in this situation has access to those or can receive them, then you can receive them as well. If you have questions about child custody, if you have questions about possibly modifying custody or even looking at filing a paternity action to declare custody, then please give us a call. So hopefully, we can help you and we’ll try to answer your question best we can give us a call and we will have an Oklahoma CPS attorney reach you.