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How to request form E from his solicitor

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18 Jul 12 #344000 by missguided
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Hi All

A quick overview, my stbx has just received my Petition, so hopefully when he has finished being petty about it we will be heading for a Nisi and my attention turns to finances. I have used wiki service for Petition.

I have just got off phone to a local solicitor as i know i need advice on what i should be requesting financially. She was lovely (and very surprisingly) suggested that i try to only see her as little as possible due to cost, so she has suggested i request form E from his solicitor and when i have information (and happy correct) i then go to her.

My question is simple, how do i request this from his solicitor without making myself come across like a clueless idiot.
I am aware that my husband will request this from me also which is fine.

Thanks
Miss

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19 Jul 12 #344132 by revenge
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Good question I''d like to know that myself! Then l can go ahead myself.

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19 Jul 12 #344145 by .Charles
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The purpose of the form E is to lay the parties'' information out in the same manner so you can perform a side-by-side comparison.

The form E is required by the court when proceedings are issued but the form is beneficial to people even when proceedings are not issued in order that the comparison can still be made.

Your best bet is to ask that Forms E be exchanged informally to allow the comparison to be made to narrow the issues without the need to issue proceedings as you wish to settle the matter fairly and amicably.

When parties agree to this step they do not usually swear the document but a signature is usual to at least confirm the document to be accurate.

Charles

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