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Submitting a consent order

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30 May 12 #334232 by bobfarrand
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My wife and I have an amicable divorce in progress but to :Sprotect herself she used a local solicitor to prepare a Consent Order (AKA Clean Break). He seems to be saying he needs to submit it , we were hoping to keep the cost down and submit it ourselves.

Question : Can we submit the order he has created

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31 May 12 #334265 by .Charles
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Yes, you can submit the order but I would guess that the bulk of the work is done and is and is to be paid for. Allowing the solicitor to send another couple of letters and the court fee of £45 is not going to break the bank and you will know that the matter is being dealt with properly.


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