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Topic:
Refuse to sign consent order? (3 Posts)
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09 October, 2017 09:31AM
Refuse to sign consent order?
Bustedlanda - 09 October, 2017 09:31AM
I am the respondent in my divorce. My wife and I came to an agreement 3 months ago but I am still waiting for her solicitors drafted consent order. Is this a normal timescale? The consent order is for my wife to remain in the property but to pay me a lump sum.

If this is dragged out for a long time, can I refuse to sign the consent order? In this time the house could increase/decrease in value. I want this divorce to be as fair as possible for the pair of us.
Re: Refuse to sign consent order?
davidterry - 09 October, 2017 11:27AM
It is not a normal time scale IF there is agreement. Usually when people reach agreement it is sensible to get the agreement drawn up formally as soon as reasonably possible. The longer it is left the greater the chances something will change and/or there will be a change of mind.
Re: Refuse to sign consent order?
Bustedlanda - 09 October, 2017 11:46AM
Thank you David Terry!
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