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Counter Proposal

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15 Jun 07 #802 by themindboggles
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Can anyone help, im awaiting FH and today received email from my solicitor saying that she had received counter proposals from the EX and was gonna put them in writing for me to consider...
What does counter proposals mean??... I have an idea but wanted to clarify!!

Thanks

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15 Jun 07 #808 by wikivorce team
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I assume that you previously made an offer to settle.

The counter proposal just means that you Ex does not accept your exact offer - and so are sending you what they consider to be a fair offer.

So once you receive this you can compare your offer with your ex's counter offer and see how far apart they are.

Then you decide what steps to take next:

- accept the counter offer
- continue to negotiate / improve your offer
- find you are unable to negotiate and so head towards court

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15 Jun 07 #810 by themindboggles
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Thankyou for the reply. Yes it is as i thought so i await with baited breath at what the proposal is!!

Thanks again!!

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