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Consent order that hasnt actually made it to court

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06 Apr 12 #322069 by SJL
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Hi,
I got my Decree Absolute in oct 11, last year and signed a Consent Order, as the Respondant, in sep 11.

as yet my ex''s solicitors have not been instructed by him to process the order through the court.

as it has been over 6 months since i signed this order and he has done nothing with it, is it still valid?

i just want everything sorted but he seems to be refusing to budge. i have given him the house, which is in joint names and agreed for him to remove me from the mortgage, which he has yet to do and also i am the only one paying into the joint overdraft!

the Consent Order covers all this but if it hasnt gone through court yet , then where do i stand?

please help

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07 Apr 12 #322151 by PinkDuck
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BUMP!

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What does that mean?

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