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Forum: Divorce & Family Law 06-18-2011, 12:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,393
Posted By selfrep
Lock and load

Seems this is a fairly standard tactic. Case conferences are a great way of gaining insight into your perspective at little to no cost. I usually did pretty good at these and usually came out feeling...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 07-01-2010, 10:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,460
Posted By selfrep
You can have his entire bill assessed. I went...

You can have his entire bill assessed. I went through this process and you can get a lot of your money back. I found that the assessment officers are not too appreciative of lawyers tactics and the...
Forum: Common Law Issues 06-24-2010, 11:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,292
Posted By selfrep
Are you doing this on your own or with a lawyer?...

Are you doing this on your own or with a lawyer? That is the big question. Lawyers as a rule will need about 3 hours prep for every 1 hour of discovery. If on the other hand you are doing this...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 05-13-2010, 12:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,056
Posted By selfrep
Believe me if you have a bad feeling at this...

Believe me if you have a bad feeling at this point you have the wrong lawyer. Cut and run while you can. Have the bill assessed and you will be compensated. You need to feel comfortable with the...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 02-13-2010, 09:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,140
Posted By selfrep
I was requested to have four of these pre trials...

I was requested to have four of these pre trials and finally settled 48 hours prior to trial. Make sure that you have a good offer in place so that you will have some recourse after trial to your...
Forum: Financial Issues 02-13-2010, 09:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 904
Posted By selfrep
I would concur. Where your large expenditure...

I would concur. Where your large expenditure could be is with engaging a lawyer. I would have a tendency to request a case conference and go self rep'd. The judge will give him a spelling lesson as...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 12-20-2009, 10:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,015
Posted By selfrep
You can go to the courts and order a transcript....

You can go to the courts and order a transcript. They will charge by the page I believe and will have you fill out a form and wait about 4 weeks. I tried this a couple of years ago with a case...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 12-17-2009, 12:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,277
Posted By selfrep
Can no one shut this scared1 down. I can't...

Can no one shut this scared1 down. I can't believe this has been going on for so long now. She has no idea the harm she is inflicting on people who are just trying to get help. She definitely needs...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 10-24-2009, 10:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,012
Posted By selfrep
You can go to the revenue canada website and...

You can go to the revenue canada website and obtain a login to get copies of your assessments. You can also call them and they may be able to fax them to you. I would make efforts to get these asap...
Forum: Parenting Issues 09-05-2009, 09:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,820
Posted By selfrep
Thanks farooq, that is what I was trying to post....

Thanks farooq, that is what I was trying to post. I also read that book and it is very good. I just thank god that I never went before that Judge as I have heard he is pretty tough.
Forum: Parenting Issues 09-03-2009, 08:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,820
Posted By selfrep
I know how tough this can be and over the years I...

I know how tough this can be and over the years I have attended one in Toronto which is very good. Divorced Dads: Learn Secrets, Custody, Access, Support Solutions (http://fathers-resources.com/)....
Forum: Parenting Issues 07-26-2009, 09:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,374
Posted By selfrep
I went through this process and found it...

I went through this process and found it encompassed about 6 months of the process. All in all it was good and the results were in my favour. Be honest and look on it as a tool to try and lessen the...
Forum: Financial Issues 07-26-2009, 09:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,444
Posted By selfrep
Hi Charts, What I might advice here is the...

Hi Charts,

What I might advice here is the seek out the guidance of a CDFA. Certified Divorce Fiancial Analyst. I spent a lot of time with lawyers and actually ended up accessing one's bill as he...
Forum: General Chat 05-13-2009, 10:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,036
Posted By selfrep
Great post. I recently after over four years of...

Great post. I recently after over four years of battling came to an agreement. The agreement is not that different from the separation agreement that we had to begin with. After 5 lawyers on her side...
Forum: Introductions 04-01-2009, 10:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 845
Posted By selfrep
Welcome to our forum. I am sure you probably are...

Welcome to our forum. I am sure you probably are in a state of shock right now. Just rest assured you are not alone and not the first person to go through this. There is light at the end of the...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 03-29-2009, 03:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 9,514
Posted By selfrep
First off, remember there are no bargains. You...

First off, remember there are no bargains. You get what you pay for. If they tell you their hourly rate is $150 then there is a reason for that and cross that one off your list. If you want a really...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 01-25-2009, 12:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,198
Posted By selfrep
I have been involved now in litigation for over 4...

I have been involved now in litigation for over 4 years. The other side is well over $100k. We had a trial date and I could not settle. The lawyer representing the other side informed me that this...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 01-21-2009, 11:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,198
Posted By selfrep
I would not concern myself with that at this...

I would not concern myself with that at this point. That will be a long way down the road and only if you are not able to come to an agreement. If you come to an agreement then parties bear own...
Forum: General Chat 01-01-2009, 12:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,078
Posted By selfrep
Very good question and answer. I actually, an on...

Very good question and answer. I actually, an on my third lawyer and my ex is on her fourth. Litigation is something that can go on indefinitely. I have no other alternative but to go to trial. I...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 01-01-2009, 12:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,991
Posted By selfrep
I would not worry about this form too much. I...

I would not worry about this form too much. I have done a number of case conferences over the past 4 years and really do not see too much effort involved in these forms.

1. You will be going ahead...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 12-17-2008, 09:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,549
Posted By selfrep
I say better yet, put a tape recorder in your...

I say better yet, put a tape recorder in your pocket. I would not take a lawyer as they cost a lot of money. My ex actually had her mother launch a civil action against me and I was cross examined at...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 12-01-2008, 09:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,714
Posted By selfrep
Being a self rep is an exasperating experience. A...

Being a self rep is an exasperating experience. A lot of what you are hearing is correct. Just to give you an idea of what sort of thing you can run into. I was doing a return on a document and the...
Forum: Financial Issues 11-08-2008, 02:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,257
Posted By selfrep
I believe that you brought this asset into the...

I believe that you brought this asset into the marriage and it was extremely short term in nature. I believe that there is a good chance you may get away without having to pay very much on this. The...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 10-04-2008, 12:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,136
Posted By selfrep
Need help for a response to the other side

I am currently scheduled for trial. We have exchanged Statement of Agreed facts. The other side is getting picky over time lines. A court order stated that I had until Sept. 30 to provide an...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 09-07-2008, 09:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,180
Posted By selfrep
You are probably going to have a Trial Settlement...

You are probably going to have a Trial Settlement Conference. I myself have had three of those alone. Remember that only 1% of these cases go to trial. This can be very expensive for her if she is...
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