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Another scenario for you sir. So, after the 7th continuance
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As you know my son has made a claim of me drinking alcohol recently and the GAL didn't like it. He told my attorney to tell me take what I can get - and that he didn't want to ruin relationships and w… read more
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Mr K. After reading my old transcripts and putting all the
Hello Mr K. After reading my old transcripts and putting all the pieces together over the past year I was wondering: During my first custody hearing father made outrageous claims and lied about his pa… read more
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Mr K, just. Your last response makes good sense and thank
Hello Mr K, just a follow up. Your last response makes good sense and thank you again. Just wanted to ask, That since Nov, we have offered a few settlements - all which were ignored. We just sent out … read more
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Mr K. Just. I recently told you the GAL told my attorney
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A GAL has been involved for 5 months on my case. I have not
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Mr K. So Thanks for the early responses. So with the GAL
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