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Forum: Financial Issues 01-15-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By HammerDad
The short answer is, yes the dividend would...

The short answer is, yes the dividend would likely be considered income for the purpose of c/s. It would come down to you arguing that it is a one time thing, a windfall, and there is no pattern. She...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 01-11-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 684
Posted By HammerDad
IMO your focus is on the wrong issue. The fact...

IMO your focus is on the wrong issue. The fact that your kid is makes money is not the issue you need to focus on. The fact they that your child has graduated with a degree and is now taking another...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 01-09-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 684
Posted By HammerDad
You post says the child will be "finished" school...

You post says the child will be "finished" school in about a month. Does "finished" mean graduating or does it mean off for summer break?

If the child is graduating this year, then c/s would cease...
Forum: Parenting Issues 01-08-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 302
Posted By HammerDad
Also agree. And she was wrong to involve the...

Also agree. And she was wrong to involve the child and put them in the middle of a disagreement.

She asked if you were OK with the child attending camp during your weekend. You said no, and gave a...
Forum: Political Issues 12-27-2017, 11:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 756
Posted By HammerDad
Access and child support are not linked, and for...

Access and child support are not linked, and for a reason.
Forum: Financial Issues 12-18-2017, 10:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 526
Posted By HammerDad
Do this and get copies of your bank statements...

Do this and get copies of your bank statements and any cheques you sent to your ex or kids.
Forum: Financial Issues 11-27-2017, 02:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 392
Posted By HammerDad
The only possible impact I can think of is that...

The only possible impact I can think of is that the SS would have to be added on to the receivers income, and reduced from the payers income, impacting the % each parent would have to pay.

If your...
Forum: Parenting Issues 11-22-2017, 01:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,805
Posted By HammerDad
^^^ This. One can waste their money and the...

^^^ This.

One can waste their money and the courts time, and risk any potential repercussions due to their unreasonableness. Or, you can simply act like an adult, provide your address and move...
Forum: Parenting Issues 11-20-2017, 02:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,805
Posted By HammerDad
A lawyer no. However a judge can compel you. ...

A lawyer no. However a judge can compel you.

For those that are trying to rationalize not providing your address to the ex as reasonable, feel free to try and provide that rationalization to a...
Forum: Parenting Issues 11-16-2017, 01:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,805
Posted By HammerDad
Not giving your residential address can lead to...

Not giving your residential address can lead to multiple complications, the worst being the ex denying parenting time on the basis that they do not have sufficient knowledge of the child's location...
Forum: Parenting Issues 11-15-2017, 03:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,805
Posted By HammerDad
Non-custodial parents should always provide their...

Non-custodial parents should always provide their residential address. There are many reasons why, but the biggest being that refusing to give something so trivial makes one look uncooperative,...
Forum: Financial Issues 11-09-2017, 11:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 881
Posted By HammerDad
First off, you made a mistake allowing the kids...

First off, you made a mistake allowing the kids to move 2 hours away. When the ex moved, you should've filed a motion to have them returned to their familiar jurisdiction. The ex can move all they...
Forum: Financial Issues 11-08-2017, 04:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 881
Posted By HammerDad
As it sounds like you aren't self employed, I...

As it sounds like you aren't self employed, I would agree to adjust child support based off Line 150 of your prior years NoA. Whether your income goes up or down within a year is immaterial. You base...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 10-26-2017, 12:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 358
Posted By HammerDad
This is what I have. 2pm Christmas Eve until 2pm...

This is what I have. 2pm Christmas Eve until 2pm Christmas Day. Then the other parent gets the kid from 2pm Christmas Day until 4pm on Boxing Day. It rotates each year. That way each parent gets to...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 10-23-2017, 04:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 300
Posted By HammerDad
I would put them in a corner of your basement...

I would put them in a corner of your basement storage and let them sit there. Unless you are pressed for space, my policy is better safe than sorry.
Forum: Financial Issues 08-29-2017, 02:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 982
Posted By HammerDad
Given your incomes, likely none of those expenses...

Given your incomes, likely none of those expenses are s7. Further, do you pay any of those amounts yourself and not bother asking for reimbursement? Being 50/50, you are likely paying for things here...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 08-29-2017, 02:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 547
Posted By HammerDad
Yes, SS increases because the calculator...

Yes, SS increases because the calculator contemplates CS received by the ex. If she isn't receiving it, and is actually paying it, SS will go up to compensate for the difference.

Now you need to...
Forum: Financial Issues 08-23-2017, 05:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 403
Posted By HammerDad
I would request c/s, that is pretty much a slam...

I would request c/s, that is pretty much a slam dunk. I am shocked that the judge wouldn't order ongoing c/s, it seems very odd. How old are the kids? It sounds as though they are college age, but...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 08-15-2017, 02:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 401
Posted By HammerDad
Police will only enforce access if the there is a...

Police will only enforce access if the there is a provision in the order that they are to enforce it.

If your parenting time is regularly denied, I'd:

1. send the ex an email asking for make-up...
Forum: Parenting Issues 08-03-2017, 06:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 552
Posted By HammerDad
Generally it is done 1 of 2 ways: 1. each...

Generally it is done 1 of 2 ways:

1. each parent gets every other holiday long weekend. Holiday weekends are generally defined as Family Day, Easter, May 24, August Civic Holiday (in Ontario),...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 08-01-2017, 05:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By HammerDad
I'd say that it is your preference to accept the...

I'd say that it is your preference to accept the 3rd party offer as you were burned by the ex before and don't want to play that game again. That if the ex is serious about buying it out, you may...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 07-28-2017, 12:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 439
Posted By HammerDad
C/S may be reduced while the child is away, but...

C/S may be reduced while the child is away, but not always. The reduced amount is maintain the room/space the child would come home to when they come back from school.

I've read cases posted here...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 07-28-2017, 10:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 439
Posted By HammerDad
There should be no child support paid for the...

There should be no child support paid for the duration the child is away at school so long as the ex has contributed to the child's residence and schooling costs.

Child support is for when the...
Forum: Parenting Issues 07-24-2017, 01:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,209
Posted By HammerDad
Parents are allowed to use their reasonable...

Parents are allowed to use their reasonable judgment to have another person pick up the children for their parenting time. Period. Should you choose to have someone else pick up the kids, you are...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 07-14-2017, 10:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 292
Posted By HammerDad
Outside of Quebec (which is Civil Law), Canada...

Outside of Quebec (which is Civil Law), Canada uses a common law system. So decisions made by other provinces will carry weight so long as they are on point. They aren't given the same weight as a...
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