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Ordered to pay my court costs!

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15 Nov 12 #366500 by Happygoluckygirl8
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Hi, my STBX has been ordered to pay my costs of divorce and I get the Nisi on 21st of nov... I''ve already paid my solicitor bill of 1200 so far, so how does he pay me?

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16 Nov 12 #366527 by dukey
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Most people just make their own arrangement, if he refuses to pay the easiest way to enforce payment is to use money claim on line, google it.

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16 Nov 12 #366556 by .Charles
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If the costs ordered is a fixed amount, you can do as dukey says.

If the order is "Respondent to pay the Petitioner''s costs, to be assessed if not agreed" or something along those lines, the process is more long-winded as you have to determine what is to be paid before you attempt to enforce the order.

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