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29 Dec 07 #9680 by kudosfree
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I divorced 7 years ago and agreed to a Consent Order which included maintenance.

6 years ago I sought a downward variation on grounds that ex would now be able to work as children older and maintenance was reduced.

My ex is now seeking upward a variation and has listed 10 issues.

Amongst these she is now seeking:-

Index linking, backdated to outset

Reinstatement of original maintenance

Financial commitment for childrens university in 4-6 years time

Allegations of hidden income

The judge did not comment at first appointment and I have now written to court asking for courts direction on which issues can be considered, but would appreciate advice on what issues are normally within scope of variation FDR/ final hearing


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