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09 May 12 #329552 by Shi Tong
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Hello! :(

I''ve had papers served on me from my ex''s solicitor in relation to my children and a request to acknowledge service in the paperwork.

I''ve also cross applied to court for my children and have just received the papers back from the court.

I appear to have two copies of my own papers.

Do I give her solicitor''s 1 copy of the papers? How do I "serve" them, do I have to give them to the actual solicitor mentioned in her paperwork (if there is one?!), or do I give them to her myself? (considering she may kill me).

How do I acknowledge the service? She''s accused me of some of the most ridiculous things, even managing to flip an incident in which she abused me into an incident in which I apparently abused her. I feel that if I reply to these she will find a way to abuse me again. I''ve put in my own paperwork (C100, C1 and C1A) that she abused me and the children, so will this suffice?

She sent me a text the other day, I sent her one back. She then replied with 5 abusive texts.

ARGH.

Thanks!

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10 May 12 #329708 by jonathancj
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Just post your stuff to them. First class post is good service. The solicitor''s address will do. Send back the acknowledgment of service form indicating an intention to contest the application.

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10 May 12 #329860 by Shi Tong
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Hello Jonathan,

Thanks for the advice. I will do so!!

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