I lost perhaps 2 or 3 days work for the previous annulment hearing in August 2010, lawyer appointments, etc. For this opposition to motion, I am pro se, and spent about 50 bucks mailing my answer/opposition to motion and a day off work writing it.
And just to clarify my concern: I am afraid to agree to what his lawyer insinuated he was offering. Why woudn't he come right out and say it? Why insinuate it? If I say, "Ok, if my ex will reimburse me for the 5k I spent on the annulment, I will agree to sign an affidavit saying I am in agreement with amending the annulment to a divorce" is that extortion or blackmail on my part? Or is it perfectly legal to make that deal?
Thank you for your answer, it is MUCH appreciated. Do you think it would be a good idea to request that his lawyer put in writing on his letterhead, that I am agreeing to settle the case and sign an affidavit saying I do not oppose amending the annulment to a divorce, in exchange for my ex-husband reimbursing me for my attornies fees spent on the annulment?
Do you think his lawyer would actually agree to that?
Why do you suspect his lawyer would not come right out and say that was what he was proposing? Why did he "insinuate it"?
P.s. his lawyer said it was not ex parte to call me because I am representing myself.
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