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While it would be prudent to retain an attorney, this is certainly something you could consider handling on your own. As to an attorney, he would be familiar with the local laws and rules, would know the assigned judge and would otherwise help ensure the best possible result.
If you want to proceed on your own, you might begin by sending your former husband one more notice. You should clearly spell out the monies spent, his percentage and the deadline by which he is to pay. You might also reference the specific section of the parenting plan that requires him to pay.
If he still fails/refuses to pay, then, once the deadline has passed, you would file a motion for contempt and enforcement. The motion would be rather straightforward and would simply detail what you have described here; there is an order requiring him to pay towards tuition, costs have been incurred and he has failed to fulfill his obligation. Based on what you have stated, my speculation is that the judge would most likely rule in your favor.
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