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did i get a bad deal

  • somuch2know2
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11 Sep 12 #355214 by somuch2know2
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Did this go to final hearing or did you settle?

If you go back to court i can suggest a great barrister

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11 Sep 12 #355216 by sillywoman
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I agree in SM in some cases especially where the wife is underskilled and like in somuchtoknow2''s case, a few years paying it will give his ex the opportunity to get herself reksilled, whether she uses the opportunity or not is another case.

But joint lives - no, unless the receipient has a real need for this.

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11 Sep 12 #355217 by dukey
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Its not a bad deal at all given your age and respective income, ive seen guys like you do so much worse.

Before you think about appealing talk to someone who knows what they are talking about, remember appeals are time and cost sensitive, if you lose and you will you will pay her costs.

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