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civil law versus matrimonial law

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16 Jul 12 #343437 by pixy
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Is it possible that the other solicitor isn''t a family law specialist but a civil law one?

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16 Jul 12 #343440 by Deputy Dawg
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Thx Fiona. You are right, there was no disclosure and my husband did not have legal advice. The judge has already advised his position and offered to hear the case before him but the ex wife refuses point blank... She sees this as a commercial contract that should be pursued under civil law and there is absolutely no persuading her to the contrary.

I am starting to doubt my sanity. There are only so many ways you can say that black is black and, with our legal system, black often has shades of grey. Without being a lawyer it''s hard to know what to believe :)

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16 Jul 12 #343454 by Deputy Dawg
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The other side''s solicitor is a civil law solicitor (litigation) which is why I guess they are going down this route. The question is how we get it back to the family court... Suggestions very welcome!

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