Saturday, January 8, 2011
By or before the end of April 2011...
File Intent to Relocate Notice with the Court this week - 10 January (process takes 60 days)
Find out what my residency status is in Australia now - was permanent resident, Connor is a citizen (phone Australia) - MIGHT BE EASY, MIGHT HAVE TO JUMP THROUGH HOOPS AND PAY $700 - 260 FOR VISA AND 400+ FOR MEDICAL
Get a definitive answer to the question of whether the Protection Order will be upheld in Australia (phone Australia)
Find out how much and what is the process to take Connor's cats...PROCESS IS LONG (6 MONTHS), AND EXPENSIVE ($6k+)...DON'T KNOW HOW CONNOR IS GOING TO TAKE NOT BEING ABLE TO SHIP HIS CATS WHO WERE HIS 3RD BIRTHDAY PRESENT...
Find out costs to ship personal effects
Manifest money to fund move - work, sell stuff/car, fundraise(?)
Renew Passports = $800
Finalise divorce = $300
Adjust Parenting Plan if necessary
Take steps necessary to add cost of living adjustment to child support amount
Optometrist, orthodontist and dentist - finish treatment = $2,000
Clear personal, legal and medical debt = $$$$
Get ovaries removed if BRACA1 & BRACA2 genetic testing results deem necessary
Set departure date, buy airline tickets *airfares range from $750-$1050/person, one way... expect to pay $2,000
Sell van - worth between $6-9,000
Host/enjoy farewell and thank you party!
Travel for 21 hours...
We have a house to live in for the first three months in Brisbane...
SCHOOLS FOR CONNOR IN BRISBANE -
Samford Valley Steiner School
Pine Community School
In Brisbane - need work/income, car, computer...
Back up plan if relocation petition is denied = find another house here in Seattle/transitional housing programme?
WHAT WILL BE, WILL BE...
LET THY WILL, NOT MY WILL, BE DONE