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Clare, Family Solicitor
Category: Family Law
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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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When is the other side supposed to serve me their statement

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When is the other side supposed to serve me their statement of issues and position statement for the final hearing, which is this thursday?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Clare replied 1 year ago.
HIWhat does the Directions Order say?Clare
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
it does not mention that - it just says statements and updated disclosure a month before the hearing
Expert:  Clare replied 1 year ago.
In that case they should have been served (as part of the bundle) in accordance with the Standard Practice direction - 4 days prior to the hearingClarehttps://www.justice.gov.uk/courts/procedure-rules/family/practice_directions/pd_part_27a#para6.1
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Are there any sanctions for them for not complying?
Expert:  Clare replied 1 year ago.
Not really I am afraid - the Judge will not be pleased - which may help you of course
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
does it weaken their objection to me serving disclosure late?
Expert:  Clare replied 1 year ago.
Of course
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