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08 Jan 23 #520398 by LVB70
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I guess this is a simple question.

I have taken my stbx to court regarding finances, as negotiations weren't working. I obviously paid the £275 court fee for our first hearing.

If there are to be more hearings (including a final hearing), is it down to me to pay as the applicant, or will the judge split the fees between us?


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08 Jan 23 #520402 by hadenoughnow
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There are no further court fees to pay unless you need to make a separate application in proceedings. If you do have to make an application, ie for non compliance, you may be able to claim costs if you are successful.
There may well be other costs if e.g. an actuary's report is needed. The cost of expert reports ordered by the court is usually shared equally.
Legal costs for representation are paid by the party who is represented although there are some situation which the court may see fit to award costs.


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