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Forum: Divorce & Family Law 10-05-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 798
Posted By HBW
Thanks plainNamedDad! It's a sad reality...

Thanks plainNamedDad!

It's a sad reality that I'm learning first-hand that, despite their insanely high costs, lawyers really don't give a hoot. Sorry I shouldn't generalize, I've just had a lot...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 10-05-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 798
Posted By HBW
Thanks so much Rioe! Good point about the...

Thanks so much Rioe! Good point about the emails. I've already decided that the next time I message him, it will be asking for my retainer fee back. (If I decide to go that route... which I...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 10-05-2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 798
Posted By HBW
8 Weeks Since I First Asked for Status Update... Is this Normal?

Hi there! I have been working with this particular divorce lawyer for 14 months and am seriously contemplating changing lawyers. But because this is already my second divorce lawyer, I want to be...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 04-15-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 799
Posted By HBW
Thanks dad2bandm for your comment! I just...

Thanks dad2bandm for your comment! I just checked and at the bottom of my sent counterclaim there's the typical warning: "NOTICE TO THE PLAINTIFF
You only have a short time to do something to...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 04-15-2013, 05:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 799
Posted By HBW
No Response to Counterclaim

My lawyer is too busy lately to give me answers... Just wondering what the implications are when someone does not respond to a counterclaim. My husband filed the divorce claim, then I filed a...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 09-04-2012, 11:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 896
Posted By HBW
Court: Do you know how much this process might...

Court: Do you know how much this process might cost? Thanks!
Forum: Introductions 09-03-2012, 10:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 881
Posted By HBW
After reading your post, my gut feeling is to try...

After reading your post, my gut feeling is to try and work out the separation as amicably as possible. Write her a letter and read it to her. Be honest and compassionate. She will be devastated at...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 09-03-2012, 09:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 896
Posted By HBW
Need advice on whether to attempt moving court file

Does anyone know how easy/difficult it is to have a court file moved from one province to another and what the costs are to attempt to do this? Also, what are the advantages/disadvantages of...
Forum: Divorce Support 08-26-2012, 03:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,662
Posted By HBW
Dear Lost and Alone: You are a beautiful, strong...

Dear Lost and Alone: You are a beautiful, strong woman who only deserves the best in life! Your so-called husband doesn't deserve you! In time, you will recognize that he was not the person you...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 08-25-2012, 08:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,266
Posted By HBW
Thank you GladtobeSingleAgain! You have been...

Thank you GladtobeSingleAgain! You have been extremely helpful!

I'm baffled, because my lawyer already contacted my STBX in March to start negotiations and he messaged her that he'd provide full...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 08-24-2012, 11:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,266
Posted By HBW
Wow Raven, you have been so helpful, thank you!

Wow Raven, you have been so helpful, thank you!
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 08-24-2012, 12:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,266
Posted By HBW
Thanks Raven! Does that mean your X pays you...

Thanks Raven! Does that mean your X pays you $1500 for a weekly visit to Ontario? Does that include travel costs? Is the $1500 based on income? Sorry for all the questions; I just want to be...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 08-24-2012, 11:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,266
Posted By HBW
Thanks HammerDad, I will do that!

Thanks HammerDad, I will do that!
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 08-24-2012, 10:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,266
Posted By HBW
Thanks Raven. I did ask him if wanted to Skype...

Thanks Raven. I did ask him if wanted to Skype with the kids, but never got a response...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 08-24-2012, 10:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,266
Posted By HBW
barriedad: Good question! You should post it in...

barriedad: Good question! You should post it in the forum and see what comments you receive. I'm afraid to give you wrong information. Best of luck!
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 08-24-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,266
Posted By HBW
barried: why not try getting a custody order in...

barried: why not try getting a custody order in place to prevent him from leaving? It's worth contacting a lawyer about...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 08-24-2012, 10:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,266
Posted By HBW
Thank you HammerDad. I do want to encourage a...

Thank you HammerDad. I do want to encourage a relationship with their dad.
The idea of him paying full child support, while I help pay travel fees is a good one! Thanks!
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 08-24-2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,266
Posted By HBW
Could we be forced to move back?

In April 2011—over sixteen months ago—I packed my car and drove from Alberta to Ontario with our 2 small kids to be with my family for support. My abusive, narcissistic STBX knew about this. I...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 08-23-2012, 01:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,529
Posted By HBW
Much appreciated raven70!

Much appreciated raven70!
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 08-23-2012, 01:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,529
Posted By HBW
raven70. I loved my family and desperately...

raven70. I loved my family and desperately wanted to keep us together. It wasn't until when I arrived in Ontario that HE wanted a divorce, because HE didn't want help for his drinking and anger. ...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 08-23-2012, 01:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,529
Posted By HBW
Thanks Hadenough. This is my first thread and...

Thanks Hadenough. This is my first thread and has been an eye-opener!
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 08-23-2012, 12:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,529
Posted By HBW
Raven70. No, actually I didn't know all about...

Raven70. No, actually I didn't know all about who he was before we had a family. He was actually very sweet and kind in the beginning.... it wasn't later when he became abusive—even violent.

Me,...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 08-23-2012, 12:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,529
Posted By HBW
MrToronto, you have have no clue about me and my...

MrToronto, you have have no clue about me and my situation! You have no idea about the abuse I endured over and over again, and having to lock myself with the kids in my room because I was so...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 08-23-2012, 12:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,529
Posted By HBW
Beebie, how was taking off with the kids harsh? ...

Beebie, how was taking off with the kids harsh? I was protecting them and myself from a very verbally and emotionally abusive person, who would get violent when he drank, and then would turn around...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 08-22-2012, 03:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,529
Posted By HBW
Thank you Rioe! I do have a good understanding...

Thank you Rioe! I do have a good understanding of his marital finances, so I'm happy this could help me!

As for how did I get away with moving me and the kids away, he allowed it. (I was first...
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