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Old 02-06-2020, 01:06 PM
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I seem to be at the mercy of the opposing counsel raising fees for fun and my lawyer playing willfully stupid
Itís in the Rules of Professional Conduct to respond in a timely manner to other lawyers. Lawyers can (and have) been disciplined by the law society due to their failure to reply. A lawyer canít not read the letters, as there might be something important or pressing theyíll miss by not reading them. It wonít be any excuse to later say Ďoh, I didnít read that as my client told me not toí. Thatís like a doctor saying Ďoh, I just gave them drugs because they asked, not because I determined it was needed.í
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Old 02-09-2020, 12:12 PM
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I guess I have to fire my lawyer then because the other lawyer keeps sending them reams of letters.
Nice justice system when it can be bought with money.
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Old 02-09-2020, 04:33 PM
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Nice justice system when it can be bought with money.
Donít waste your money with letters. They do absolutely nothing, unless used for strategy. For example, my lawyer sent a letter from very beginning to say I desired joint custody and 50/50 parenting as best interest of kids.

But to your comments, YES, the Family Court system can be bought with money. An ex can play games to run you out of money, and then destroy you by playing games while holding onto kids, keeping you out of their lives.

This includes negotiating with your lawyer for months to only change their mind, racking up your legal bill. Or constantly seek adjournments, not disclose info, or give you the impression they will settle to only drag things out. And judges do absolutely nothing. They can drag crap out for years, keeping you away from kids for years, and then settle on day of trial, provided you donít seek costs. And then the judge is HAPPY you settled and doesnít give 2 blinks to the fact the ex wasted away thousands upon thousands of dollars and years of your life, as well as years keeping parent away from kids. Youíll never get that time back! Family Court needs reform, badly.

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