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Clare
Clare, Family Solicitor
Category: Family Law
Satisfied Customers: 34458
Experience:  I have been a solicitor in High Street Practise since 1985 and have specialised in Family Law for the last 10 years
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I lost cost in a case about our children, who the court said

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I lost cost in a case about our children, who the court said should go to private school about 8 months after this the children's mother took them out of private school and back into state school, as this was the main point of the court case I stopped paying her the outstanding costs, this was 6/7 years ago, my youngest is about to leave school in june, at which point her mother will i am sure come after these cost even thought she has not asked for them, will i need to pay.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Clare replied 3 years ago.
Hi
Thank you for your question.
My name is Clare
I will do my best to help you but I need some further information first.
How much were you ordered to pay?
Clare
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

The amount was around £5500 this was for the her legal costs, I have paid back about £1500 before I stopped


 

Expert:  Clare replied 3 years ago.
Hi
Has she made any attempt to pursue the debt?
Clare
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Hi


No she has made no attempt to pursue this debt, only to ensure I paid CSA payments which I have done in full with no missed or late payments

Expert:  Clare replied 3 years ago.
HI
The problem is that the Court Order remains enforceable even now and your ex has a number of options available to her IF she realises it
I am afraid that there is no action you can take to prevent this
i am sorry - please ask if you need further details
Clare