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21 Mar 12 #319388 by Hereshopin
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The other side has failed to provide their form E and the court date passed a few days ago. Can anyone advise what I should do? It maybe puts me at a disadvantage as I have supplied mine in accordance with the court timetable. Should I inform the court? Don''t want to appear petty. I contacted their solicitor weeks ago saying I was ready to exchange and they replied saying we will contact you when ready and we are well aware of the timetable set by the court thank you very much. Implied they would take all the time they were given which was fair enough. But now they are late and I wonder if deliberate as I am not represented.

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21 Mar 12 #319402 by survive
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Hi Hereshopin,

this seems to occur a lot especially when the other side know you are self repping. It is almost like some game they play.

I would e.mail the solicitor and explain that you have submitted your form as per the Directions given, but have not received his/hers yet. Keep a copy of this incase you need it for future.

I would also contact the court and explain the same. Some judges may frown upon this and others may not be worried by it (as happenned in my case whereby ex was late for all deadlines and it the judge didn''t even bat an eyelid!)

At least you know you have done things correctly.

Good Luck
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