Looking for advice
I desperately need advice/help. So the other day I went to renew my license plate as it expired May 1st (we did not have the vehicle, we were out of province). Got all my documents in order and the clerk says “in order to go any further there’s some fines you need to pay off”. In total after tax/fees I’m looking at a hair under $2000. I don’t have this money.
BEFORE ANYONE GETS MAD ABOUT THE PHOTO RADARS:
This was when my spouse used the vehicle for commuting to and from work. He has been given s**t time and time again (there’s 7 photo radars on his license plate, don’t even get me started) for speeding and being an idiot. I do not have $2000 to pay these off, and theyre under MY name as theyre on MY plate. I barely had enough for the renewal to begin with so this was a huge slap in the face. We were forced to relocate out of province for work and that was paid for by the new employer as we didnt have a dollar to our names at the time due to the extreme work shortage in our fields here.
We DID NOT receive ANY notification of ANY of these infractions and it was not mentioned at last years’ renewal whatsoever, hence the surprise it was to me. My spouse fully admits fault but that doesn’t help our situation whatsoever. I am stranded back here in Edmonton with my daughter as without a valid plate, I can’t drive home. I don’t have anyone who can loan me the money and I wouldn’t qualify for a loan from a bank, not to mention that just digs the hole deeper.
Is there anything that can be done in this sort of emergency? Does anyone have ANY advice whatsoever as to what I can do? I am ( ) this close to leaving my spouse.
Sincerely, pi$$ed off.