Tuesday Writing Prompt
“It’s over my dear. Cliff will not give another cent. He thinks he has been more than generous and no matter how much I want to help you, I am inclined to agree. It’s time to settle this matter and move on with your lives.”
Mary knew the old lawyer was right. Mr.Dearmont had wisely advised her father for nearly 50 years and he would not lead her astray. Although this was not his normal area of expertise, he had taken the case as a favor and devoted far more of his time to it than he should have. They had started with an epic task before them and after nearly a year of fighting they had worn Cliff and his own counsel down as far as they could. Mary had the best terms she could hope for, but she still needed more time.
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