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Finally met with my lawyer. He seems weary. Told me he has

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Finally met with my lawyer. He seems weary. Told me he has not received husband's bank and credit card info. Discovery began few months ago. I had to provide same so this is very strange. I sold my house before marriage, husband insisted I give away everything and we would start over. The money from the house sale (before marriage) was spent by me. Also husband very controlling and sold most everything in the house, insisted, so offer says i didn't keep up with preservation, etc of house. I did help. But seems that is irrelevant. My husband's income is low on paper but have not seen records. Why would my attorney not pushed more by now?

Now he is going to send a large counteroffer,based on what we have not seen. If husband fails to respond, he will ask for deposition. This will enrage him. Can he rerescind current offer?

I have just started disability (bipolar) and now husband wants to modify support. Iam living in Florida temporarily. (parents house) because of his abuse and I cannont afford a place at home. I do not want to live there.

I feel that my lawyer is pessimistic. A month ago he said I would get a substantial settlement but refuses to elaborate why that has changed.
Thank you for your question. I look forward to working with you again.

Your husband can rescind his offer up to when it is accepted. If you do not feel the offer is fair, do not just settle for it because you feel pressured. Furthermore, you can tell your attorney to file a motion to compel and/or an motion for contempt and seek sanctions for them not complying with the discovery in addition to seeking a deposition.

Your attorney is now more involved with the case and sees your ex delaying the process which increases attorney's fees and time to resolve the matter, but he also cannot really guarantee you anything now and he is trying not to raise your hopes as well, since he still has not gotten the information he needs to prove you are entitled to more.

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