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02 Jun 12 #334727 by jan12
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Can anyone tell me what would happend if my ex does not attend the first hearing in ancilliary matters case? Or does not return form E beforehand?

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03 Jun 12 #334799 by dukey
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Its for the judge to decide, if your ex does not turn up often its adjourned, so you get one chance, often after that penal notices are used which basically mean refusing to do what the judge ordered means you can be arrested, in extreme circumstances prison,it rarely gets that far though.

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