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Ex Parte Directions Made - WHAT DOES THAT MEAN?

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28 May 10 #206318 by PapasLove
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The title of the letter is 'Ex Parte Directions Made' and the date for the final hearing has been brought forward by two weeks but we don't understand why or what this means.
Can anyone explain?

It'll be difficult to get the time off work and we don't know if my partners rep is available on this day.

Thank you.

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28 May 10 #206322 by .Charles
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It means that the Directions were made in the absence of the parties. The court will sometimes make orders of its own volition.


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28 May 10 #206324 by PapasLove
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Thank you Charles.

So... Does that mean that the court have made their mind up? Will there be no further position statements, questions etc?

It had originally been adjourned so that the CAFCASS officer could be present...

We have one million questions and it's a bank holiday too!! :(

Any thoughts on this much appreciated.

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