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Appealing a financial court order

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19 Nov 20 #514822 by adelemarshall@yahoo.co.uk
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Has anyone experience with doing an appeal of a financial court order, if so did you do it yourself or get legal representation to what cost?

I have been ordered to sell the maritial home with a 50/50 split of the minimum assets left to then rehome myself and my child I am wanting to appeal but can't afford solicitors/Barristers

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20 Nov 20 #514827 by WYSPECIAL
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On what grounds are you appealing?

Have you taken any advice on the likelihood of it succeeding and the costs that you could be liable for if you lose?

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20 Nov 20 #514832 by adelemarshall@yahoo.co.uk
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The Decree Nisi hasn't been signed yet so financial order shouldn't of been ordered, also I have the dependant who h this split will leave me lacking in funds to do so which doesn't seemed to of been considered in the decision
If I could have more ideas of grounds I would include them

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20 Nov 20 #514834 by hadenoughnow
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I think the first thing is to establish whether you have an order, whether it is one that has been agreed between you and stamped by the court or imposed by the court after a number of hearings.

If there is no Decree Nisi in place I would doubt either is the case. You cannot have a legally binding settlement without a decree nisi in place.

If you have reached agreement that you are now not happy with, then you can simply withdraw consent and go back to the drawing board.

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