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Forum: Common Law Issues 10-17-2008, 02:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,183
Posted By myrivers
Bugs, lawyers work on there own terms. If you...

Bugs, lawyers work on there own terms. If you need a 'speedy' agreement then grease the wheels with $$ which will get the attention. I've been working thru mine since May/2008. I'm not in a rush...
Forum: Common Law Issues 10-07-2008, 03:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,575
Posted By myrivers
FL, thanks for the info. I could go even further...

FL, thanks for the info. I could go even further as we officially spilt on Dec 1/2006 but lived as 'room mates' til May 2008 plus the interm SS pymts period. My ex was unable to get her own place...
Forum: Common Law Issues 10-01-2008, 04:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,575
Posted By myrivers
Hi FL...as a update to my story.... CL wife...

Hi FL...as a update to my story....

CL wife left in mid-may taking my step son with her. I submitted 3 yrs of tax returns + T4s and my form13. A very painful process for me. Her lawyer requested...
Forum: Common Law Issues 04-28-2008, 04:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,575
Posted By myrivers
Separation

Thanks FL.
My lawyer advises that I stay in the house as to not change the 'status que'.
I accept the fact that I will have to live off of 1 pay cheque a month as she will get the other in CS +...
Forum: Common Law Issues 04-25-2008, 09:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,575
Posted By myrivers
Form13

Thanks for your comments FL.

Yes I acted as DAD to my step son. I have no issue with CS or custody as she has asked for that. My ex worked before we met but REFUSED to work during the...
Forum: Common Law Issues 04-24-2008, 11:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,575
Posted By myrivers
Form13

Thanks for your advice FL.
My CL refused to work during the 7 yr period and was a stay at home mother. Living on 1 income is challenging. She has $0 income. I only asked her to work part time. ...
Forum: Common Law Issues 04-23-2008, 03:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,575
Posted By myrivers
Form13 financial statement

I have question about completing this form which I've started on my own from the learnings of this web site and its members. In prep to give to my lawyer.

Situation: CL for 7 yrs she still...
Forum: Common Law Issues 01-28-2008, 12:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,627
Posted By myrivers
Ss

FL.."SS is for individuals incapable of self sustainability for whatever reason. I am very doubtful you would win a case for SS as you have no history of disability or inability. The mere desire not...
Forum: Common Law Issues 11-08-2007, 10:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,403
Posted By myrivers
1 Month

Thanks for everyones advise. We already have a sep agreement written up and I have signed-off but she has not. I don't want this to drag into the new year. I'm more concerned about being locked...
Forum: Common Law Issues 11-06-2007, 05:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,403
Posted By myrivers
Leave the House

My CL wife who still lives in my house has put a condition that she wants me to leave the house for 1 month while she packs then she'll sign-off on the sep. agreement. The house is on my name plus...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 07-05-2007, 04:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,733
Posted By myrivers
Leaving

W50, I can understand your position as I'm there too. I was hoping my ex CL would take the summer school break months to pack and leave but I see no progress in that area. She doesn't have a lawyer...
Forum: Common Law Issues 06-05-2007, 04:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,098
Posted By myrivers
Debt due us part

Hi 970, "by the way of fraud she ran up her debt on my credit". If the debt was gained by way of a joint credit card or joint bank credit line then both should share the debt 50/50. Now if you have...
Forum: Common Law Issues 05-16-2007, 09:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,624
Posted By myrivers
You deserve...

Great comments on this thread. Lawyers also add the the feeding frenzy as my ex CL went to see a duty counsel at the family court house and now she is using the terms of 'I deserve....', 'I can get...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 05-15-2007, 02:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,802
Posted By myrivers
25 Years of Experience

Here's one in the GTA areas that has a web site and actually answered my email when I contacted him. He specializes in family law which I think is better then a general practice law firm.

Gene...
Forum: Common Law Issues 04-04-2007, 08:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,868
Posted By myrivers
Assests

DeniseM, yes I agree I have the 'means' and my Ex has the 'need' . Paying SS for a short term until a person gets themselfs back on there feet is ok. But going after assests with a 'I deserve a...
Forum: Common Law Issues 04-02-2007, 12:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,868
Posted By myrivers
Enrichment

VV or others...could someone put these terms into lay-mans words please

"An action for unjust enrichment arises when three elements are satisfied:
(1) an enrichment; (2) a corresponding...
Forum: Common Law Issues 03-26-2007, 01:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,868
Posted By myrivers
Unjust Enrichment case

My situation: CL for 8yrs and a home that I purchased 6 yrs ago. My name only on title using my money for downpayment. Relationship has ended. CL Ex has not worked or contributed financially to...
Forum: Common Law Issues 03-19-2007, 02:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,299
Posted By myrivers
CL Separation Agreement needs to be notarized?

Is it good practice to get a separation agreement signed by a public notary? Or are 2 separate witnesses good enough to make it binding.
Forum: Common Law Issues 02-28-2007, 10:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,380
Posted By myrivers
disclose

Thanks LV. Still curious as to how it 'validates' the CL agreement?
Sounds more like lets flush out all the assests on the table to be divided up or fair game for the other party. So if I have a...
Forum: Common Law Issues 02-27-2007, 03:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,380
Posted By myrivers
Financial Disclosure

A buddy of mine just went thru a CL separation and went the formal 'lawyer' route. Together apprx 4 years plus had a child. During the process both parties had too provide full disclosure of all...
Forum: Common Law Issues 02-22-2007, 04:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,247
Posted By myrivers
House

You are correct! In CL who's ever name is on the title gets to keep it. But there maybe a chance she'll try to use unjust enrichment claim to get a portion of the value. If you marry, then she'll...
Forum: Financial Issues 02-07-2007, 12:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,591
Posted By myrivers
refuse to work

Serrona, we are in a similar situation where my Ex CL refused to work outside of the home. Living on 1 income is a challenge. Both couples working is a must hese days unless your Bill Gates.
Forum: Common Law Issues 02-06-2007, 03:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,861
Posted By myrivers
Witness for my agreement

I was wondering if I don't get someone to sign as a witness for a separation agreement document, does that make it void ? Having a hard time finding someone, prefer not to use family/friends.
...
Forum: Common Law Issues 02-06-2007, 03:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,492
Posted By myrivers
Hi LV, so if i'm in the 40% bracket I would the...

Hi LV, so if i'm in the 40% bracket I would the same as a deduction for my monthly SS payment?

thanks
Forum: Common Law Issues 02-02-2007, 12:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,492
Posted By myrivers
SS and tax deduction

I was wondering how much of a tax break do you get when you claim spousal support?
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