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The applicant has failed to adhere to Court orders issued within

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The applicant has failed to adhere to Court orders issued within two first appointments within the time frames directed within those orders - I have applied for the FDR to be adjourned allowing for the applicant time to adhere fully with those orders - the Court has refused and adjournment. What can I do, or ask the court to do, as the lack of basic information and supporting documentation from the applicant (tax returns, legible bank statements, documentation in English) will prejudice my case - the applicant has considerable assets and a barrister - I am a LIP.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  familylawexpert replied 3 years ago.
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I recommend that you serve on the other side before the hearing a schedule of those deficiencies, and let them know that you will be seeking an order at the coming hearing for them to answer them, and that to the extent the hearing is wasted because of their failure to comply with the existing orders for disclosure, you will seek a costs order against them.
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