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Clare
Clare, Family Solicitor
Category: Family Law
Satisfied Customers: 34589
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 am supposed to attend an FDR on april 1 I am faced with

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I am supposed to attend an FDR on april 1
I am faced with a calendar conflict that requires me to be elsewhere and puts my job at risk if i dont comply.
My ex does not want to collaborate to reschedule the FDR
What are my options?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Clare replied 2 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.
Will your employer confirm in writing that they will not release you for the hearing?
Clare
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

I can arrange that -

Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.
Hi
Then you will have to make an application to the court for an adjournment and produce your evidence to the court.
Your ex can oppose it if she wishes.
You are likely to face a costs order relating to the adjournment
Clare
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Is such an application likely to succeed if supported by such a letter?

Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.
Hi
If the other meeting is truly essential as opposed to just preferred then yes there is a good chance - subject to your paying the costs of the other party
Clare
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