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Clare, Family Solicitor
Category: Family Law
Satisfied Customers: 35054
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 applying to the court for a variation of payments order.

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I am applying to the court for a variation of payments order.
Am I correct in my understanding that for these type of procedures the courts will never ask me to pay for her legal costs?
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It is unusual for a costs order to be made - but it is within the power of the Court to Order costs of the Judge believes that the application was entirely without merit or conducted in an inappropriate way
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

I received a letter from my ex's lawyers 'threatening' me regarding all the costs that I wou;d be asked to pay.

I know for sure that my application is not without merit

Is there a PD or other guideline that speaks to this point?

Based on what you have said on previous questions I believe that there is a potential risk
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

could you say more about why you see the risk?

The Order was made relatively recently and you are relying a lot on omissions in the original paperwork of which you were fully aware at the time the original order was made - however this is just an opinion!
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