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How to do a proposal 4 maintenance

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28 Sep 07 #4106 by debbiedaly
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My husband has dragged his feet all this year over the divorce and i have had to push it all from my side. He has finally given his financials in but failed to put forward a proposal for me to consider. As I know he will be travelling a lot for the next month i also know he won't get around to visiting his sol and putting together a proposal for at least a month! Should i push it forward again by giving him a proposal to consider? Also, having worked out what I actually want from him, how much should I put on top to give me negotiating room? I don't have much confidence in my sol so want to be able to give it all to her in black and white so she can't try and push me in the direction she would like. Also, can i ask for my legal fees directly relating to constantly chasing him up to be refunded to me by him? I just want to get something sorted soon so I can get on with my life!

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28 Sep 07 #4110 by flower2
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we have so much in common! Same problems, taken months and lots of money wasted and now court.

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