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Started a separation back in 2006; now is discontinued because of spouses "contesting"

My attorney and her attorney's wrote up a "separation agreement" which she never signed, because she changed her mind all the time when it was convienent to waste my parents money by stalling and redefining the separation to suit her wants. The attorney's suggested she go for counseling for her abuse issues, she left their service and has not paid for the legal work they had done for her.
She had worked for a corporate attorney office back in 2000 through 2003, and believes she can represent herself.
My attorney tried unsuccessfully to get our uncontested divorce agreed upon, but she refused to agree, and he requested the judge to set aside the separation and we now are still married, even though I don't see my son or have any contact except over the phone. She refuses to allow me to bring my son here to visit with me and my parents. She refuses to allow me to take my son on vacation, which my parents have scheduled for August in Disney World.

by onecal   10 Posts
Posted on 7/7/2008 4:16 PM

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Spaznskitz.... thanks for your imput...

I think the attorney I had during the past two years has made his money and doesn't exactly care how I'm doing or whether I have visitation with my son.... my parents had paid for the work he's done, and now that we are back at square one, (supposedly) still married, because of her changing all the separation documents, he just got fed up and said to me, you need to start a "contested" divorce, since she won't agree to anything... so, I don't have the money for that to happen, don't have any rights to seeing my son, even though I'm still married, she won't try and be reasonable with me or my parents.... I moved up to my parents home, she's down in Wash, DC with my son, and he misses me and can't understand why she won't let us be together... I'm almost ready to go take him and bring him here.... but I want to have legal rights and not hurt him or myself in the process of seeing him....

by onecal   10 Posts
Posted on 7/15/2008 10:58 AM

BTW - unless you live in Orlando, Florida, rarely are kids allowed to leave the state they live in during a divorce proceeding and especially not without one of the parents.

Until you have a temporary custody/visitation order - she doesn't have to let you see the child.
by spaznskitz   11339 Posts
Posted on 7/7/2008 11:37 PM

Why hasn't your attorney gone in front of the judge with you requesting temporary visitation?

If the separation agreement is off, so be it - have your attorney request a trial.
by spaznskitz   11339 Posts
Posted on 7/7/2008 11:36 PM

Onecal...look for spaznkitz . She is a family law attorney on this site and has been very helpful to me. Sounds like my bf's ex. I feel for you!
by mtnvly   4119 Posts
Posted on 7/7/2008 4:18 PM

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