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Consent order and FDR hearing

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08 Oct 12 #359846 by coasttocoast
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Hi, think i am very nearly there regarding agreeing a Consent Order. Ex''s sol sent a draft copy which i agreed to every point except one. I am still awaiting agreement that consent order can be amended.
My question today is if Consent Order has not been agreed by both parties in time for the FDR hearing which is next week, what happens in respect of this hearing??
I have chased ex''s sol to try and get an answer unfortunately he is not the most speediest of people to respond and currently i am awaiting a call back which i imagine will slip his mind like every other call back he has said he would reply to.
Is it possible that ex''s sol will ask for an adjournment of this hearing anyway and if so if negotiations fail how would i get it back on track within the court route?
Feel like solicitor is doing everything last minute and i have no control of the situation.


Thanks for any advice

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