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"Cyniquian" Level Poster
Username: Jmho

Post Number: 151
Registered: 03-2004

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Posted on Friday, July 15, 2005 - 03:48 pm:   

Abm wrote:
Glad to see a FEMALE avoided tailing into the "you GO gurl" parade that typically follows such matters.

Yep, but instead be apart of the "you go boy" go crowd. LOL

Abm wrote:
You're right. There IS a value to her having a spouse that can't be casually discarded simply by virtue of prenup.

He's gotten more than what his value to her, I would suspect.

Abm wrote:
And I've read enough of the divorce documents to see how/why the prenup might be broken: Jonathan was represented by an attorney that had been referred to him by TERRI's counsel.

Me thinks, that's yet to be determined. He said she gave him a name of an attorney, and she said she gave him a list of names, to make a choice. But he didn't have to accept any of her suggestions, and could have gotten his own legal consel. ABM you have an interesting way of reading and interpreting. I suspect you read those documents, like you read the posts, on this board. LOL

Abm wrote:
Add to that dude still had baby's milk on his breadth,

Dude was 24 when he married. The median age for Black males at first marriage is 24.2 years old, according the 2000 census.

Abm wrote:
broke, jobless, had very modest education,

She gave him well $150,000, of which he said he was getting the interest from an investment, and he was also receiving an allowance. She then pays for him to go to college. He got an associate degree, and while working on a bachelor's degree, decided I don't like this, but had this idea to open up the business, of which she's contributed $300,000, to get him started. Now, when she sought a divorce, he wasn't jobless, he owned a business. Now, if he's broke that's his fault, not hers. If his business isn't making a profit, again his fault, not hers. This man is 30 years now, and if he's still broke, jobless and have only a modest education, then at what age should he take any responsibility for his welfare and well-being? He's been given a lot more than others have received or earned in their 20s, but he still wants a woman to hand over half her fortune. He don't want to work for his but just take hers.

Abm wrote:
and probably feared being deported sans marriage,

This gives more credence to what she's says -- he married her because he wanted citizenship. But, at the time, he had a student visa.

Abm wrote:
and I can see how a judge might conclude he had been taken advantage of, if not coerced.

Can you see how a judge might conclude that she has been taken advantage of?

So, she should have picked up, over the years that he might have been gay Ė the idea that he should have came out and told her is inconceivable. He was the one who thought he might have been gay, it's doesn't matter that he didn't mention this to her, but her fault she didn't know or didnít figure it out. Sheesh!

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