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mediation advice pls

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27 Jul 11 #280090 by Ronnie13
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Just a general query pls wikipeeps:)
My partner split with his ex 18 mths ago, since then all attempt to reach a financial settlement have been to no avail.
He attempted mediation, but, she wouldnt go as " couldnt be ar**d"
We understand that since April this year, mediation has to be tried, before any court proceedings. (think!!)
As up until now, she has ignored all sols letters, When the Petition is finally sent to court, are they likely to order mediation for a second time, due to it being filed after Apr??

Thanks in advanc:cheer: e

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27 Jul 11 #280104 by dukey
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All that is required is a mediation assessment before you can ask court to help, is she refuses mediation or thinks mediation cannot help you get form FM1 which allows the court application.

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