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02 Nov 07 #5749 by Sera
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It's good that you've been generous, but just watch that doesn't come back at you in court!
She could claim holidays under her 'needs', and argue that you've always enjoyed good holidays. I'm not sure these days what constitutes 'needs' requirements? Or if holidays form part of the spousal maintenance package? (Not cheaper you just blast her off the Moon?)

Years ago, spouses could argue they they wished to be kept in the style they've become accustomed too.

Doubt that Balony still stands, but the more you do, the more she can claim dependency on you.

However, it remains your choice if you haven't yet cancelled the credit cards.

Whilst I've got your attention: What times scales are your Hearings running to? How long did you wait for these court appointments? (I'm yet to face AR hearings next year).... Do you have a re-scheduled Hearing yet?

Curios, to know how many years I've got to go!

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02 Nov 07 #5750 by loobyloo
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i am due for fdr on 5th dec each hearing so far been adjourned due to x2b with holding or losing documents hes a gp and due to nature of split ive moved 120 miles thus left gainful employment... he has and i have evidence moved money lost money etc get drift i have due to his depriving funds through marriage £80 debt used up on kids house hols clothes etc etc ...all i had to call to ? was statements for such debts ..him and clever miss barrister 25 questions from my sol im keeping fingers crossed he disowned kids and all responsibility but think hes untouchable...wait and see.... sure it wont be as simple as some of these cases on here ..just know it be my luck..hey kids ok and we managing will let you all know outcome...if one!!!!!
regards to all and a life line of a web site

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02 Nov 07 #5757 by Sera
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Stay strong Loobyloo!

There's a Court Outcomes thread, look forward to seeing the outcome.

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08 Apr 18 #500639 by Annie yeo
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Hi Rob my final hearing is in 3 days time
I am also representing myself I am
what sort of question I should be asking

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09 Apr 18 #500640 by hadenoughnow
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Annie

This is a very old thread. Why don't you start your own thread, tell us a little bit about your situation and outline the sort of help you are looking for.

Hadenoughnow

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29 Aug 18 #503635 by skinny lizzy
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Wow, well done you. I just wanted to ask - what are the fundamental questions I should be prepared for, my case is somewhat more complicated as there are the marital home which we both own, then a property I had before we married and one I bought by mortgaging the first property I owned to buy a second one.

Is the judge just concerned with figures or who had what in the beginning?

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