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My ex husband moved to Scotland. When our son turned 17 he stopped paying maintenance and stated that it stated he only had to pay as per the court order despite knowing he was staying in full-time education. He will not give his address for a variation to be served nor give solicitor details to go through them. I have found an address which is likely to be him via the electoral role. Do I have to go through an agency to get a summons served and how do I find one? The local court house here said it was served through an agency but didnt know how much it would cost. I tried to find out online with no joy. My son turned 17 in July and his dad said he would put funds in his account but so far has not. My son is in the middle of his upper 6th year and intends going to university for 2-3 years.
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Hello, thank you for your question. In circumstances like you describe it is sensible to instruct Sheriff Officers to locate your ex-husband and thereafter serve the Summons upon him personally. They should be able to locate him as they have access to many databases. A tracing agent may cost in the region of £40-60. There are many Sheriff Officers you can contact to assist you, for example Walker Love - http://www.walkerlove.com/index.asp. I hope that helps. Please press ACCEPT so I am credited for my time. Best wishes, Brevi.
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