Waymark Law Client Talks about Representing Herself in Court
This Self-Represented Litigant had 10 days to prepare for a trial that lasted 16 in the Supreme Court of British Columbia with an experienced lawyer on the other side. She managed to save her house, and her dignity, in the process.
Thank you again, Denice, for your clear sighted vision and great advice. Keep up the important work.
I tried contacting several legal firms but simply could not afford the cost. After several meetings and false starts, I came across an article in the Globe and Mail about Denice Barrie. I called Denice and couldn't believe my ears when she said it all sounded fairly...read more
Denice did a lot more than just coach. She made me realize that I did deserve better and that I needed to fight for it.
Dealing with my divorce was the hardest thing that I had to do in my life. I didn’t think I could do it but more importantly my ex-husband convinced me I couldn’t do anything without him. I was left feeling small, insignificant, and basically beaten down. I was...read more
As I'm sure many others do, I thought submitting an uncontested divorce claim on my own would be straight forward and cost saving. But as I found out, once I received a letter from the judge denying one of my affidavits, that it can be quite confusing for the average...read more
In July of 2013, my spouse of 31 years left on vacation and came back to tell me she wanted a divorce. My requests for a separation agreement were ignored until I received the first of many letters from her lawyer, who happened to be a senior member and highly...read more
"The best way out is always through" Robert Frost This is the phrase I repeated over and over in my head when I wanted to give up. I came to Waymark in a tough situation. I became disabled and unable to work and my Ex left me in a very tough bind financially with...read more
Denice is truly a gem in the legal world in helping people left to face the legal system on their own
I didn’t have to go to law school to know I had rights, but getting them respected has been extra difficult for me: My “ex” is a lawyer who practised family law locally for many years. I came to Waymark Law after running out of money to pay my lawyer, running out of...read more
I am writing first and foremost to thank you profusely for your mission and your assistance. Representing myself has been an intense and deepening experience that really should happen only very seldom in any single life. Exhausting, to say the least, but not without...read more