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Setting aside an order

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01 May 12 #327621 by toystory
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Had an FDR hearing a few months ago where ex and I settled by way of a Consent Order. Within days of the hearing he announced he was moving to India and has predictably not met any of his financial obligations in the order. It is now over 3 months since the hearing and my solicitor advised some weeks ago that I apply to the court to have it "set aside" but I didn''t have the strength to fight as I was preparing for a shared residence final hearing (which incidentally he lost - no surprise there). Does anyone have any experience of this? I do not have the money for solicitors and am weary of the courts but desperatley need some money from ex for the children.
any advice appreciated.

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05 May 12 #328529 by WhiteRose
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05 May 12 #328554 by LittleMrMike
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The fact that he has not complied with his obligations under the order is not, of itself, grounds to have the order set aside.

Are we talking about enforcement here ?

LMM

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