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Hi, thank you for your question. Your solicitor is correct that the wording is "standard" as the petitioner would have applied for a costs order alongside the decree nisi. Furthermore, you are correct in stating that you would be liable for the petitioner's legal costs and court fee which are limited to the divorce application work only. It is for the petitioner to serve you with a bill which you will need to either agree to, or if work is unreasonable then it is for the court to assess whether the work claimed is reasonable.
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Thank you - unless there is a court order in place for other costs, you are not legally liable to continue to pay her legal costs.