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Transfer of Proceedings Hearing - what to expect?

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05 Sep 12 #353950 by strongerthanithought
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Hi Folks, just after a bit of advice as to what I can expect at court next week?

Brief outline, I left the FMH with the kids (I know, I know!) 2.5 years ago and stbx issued proceedings at his local court. Nisi granted, then everything stalled.

Now want to get things moving, he is refusing to accept any offers on the FMH, etc etc. I have applied to transfer proceedings to my nearest court and I have received notification that they want a hearing at the original court!

So I''ve booked a travelodge, got the kids organised for school and sleepovers (thank god I moved closer to my family!), my solicitor is instructing a local Barrister.

STBX wasn''t responding to his solicitor so mine is contacting him directly now (with their permission).

Will any of his family be allowed to be in court? Can I bring a friend for support? What will the (legal aid) barrister need to know?

And any advice as to why I need to transfer to my local court (other than financial cost, sorting kids out, I''m just about to begin a Uni course etc etc)?

I was in court last year for permission to take the kids on holiday so I kind of know what to expect when I get there but not in this situation!

Any help gratefully accepted!

Now, what did I do with those chocolate digestives....

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