THE ADVOCATE 689
VOL. 77 PART 5 SEPTEMBER 2019
The word “relief” stung. I had 30 days to respond.
Information about the parties
The claimant, Aurélien Joseph Lestac, is the married spouse of the
The respondent, Jennifer May Reichel, is the married spouse of the
Spousal relationship history
The claimant Aurélien Joseph Lestac and the respondent Jennifer May
X began to live together in a marriage-like relationship on 01/09/2007
X were married on 08/05/2010
X separated on 20/01/2018.
The claimant’s claims
The claimant is asking for the following:
X An order for divorce.
I continued to read through the pages. Now mechanical, emotionless.
SCHEDULE 1 – DIVORCE
Grounds for the claimant’s claim for divorce
X The claimant asks for an order for divorce on these grounds:
(i) The claimant and his or her spouse have lived separate and apart
(ii) X Other grounds, under section 8(2)(b) of the Divorce Act (Canada):
X The claimant has not condoned any act relied on under section
8(2)(b) of the Divorce Act (Canada) as a ground for divorce.
There it was. The quiet, unspeakable truth of our marriage for the last
three years was now clear and bold and in writing: Aur hadn’t forgiven me.