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Notice of First Appointment and confused

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13 Aug 12 #349094 by babaloo_123
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I''m a bit confused by the documents I received from the county court. As I have not made the application to the court, the docs I received on "Notice of a First Appointment (Form C)" and "Notice of Response to First Appointment (Form G)", I am named as the Applicant and my ex as the Respondent however, on the "Notice of (intention to proceed with) an application for a financial order which was attached, the name of Applicant is my ex''s name and my name appears as the Respondent.

This is confusing me. Any explanation anyone?

Decree Absolute was granted a year ago whereby my ex was also the Applicant and I the Respondent. We''ve not been able to come to any financial agreement and although we''ve been for mediation, he has not accepted my proposal nor am I prepared to accept his ridiculous offer.

Please help!

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13 Aug 12 #349106 by dukey
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Its nothing to worry about, the person who asks for the divorce i not always the person who asks court to help sort out the money side.

It does not matter at all who the respondent is or who is the applicant.

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