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Forum: General Chat 01-20-2021, 12:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 244
Posted By iona6656
I'm curious- and you don't have to answer- but...

I'm curious- and you don't have to answer- but this sounds so much like what my friend must be thinking about me right now. ...disloyal to want to stay in contact with her ex at all.

why did your...
Forum: Financial Issues 01-20-2021, 12:39 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,513
Posted By iona6656
:0 .... that's awesome. But I see...

:0 .... that's awesome.

But I see rockscan's point- romance and all that jazz. I mean- you don't need to legally bind yourself through the government. But marriage- there's a quote from a movie I...
Forum: Parenting Issues 01-20-2021, 12:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 551
Posted By iona6656
You're going to find people reluctant to provide...

You're going to find people reluctant to provide you with advice or insight here because what is a material change is properly a question for a family lawyer- and one that the courts have found is...
Forum: Financial Issues 01-19-2021, 06:05 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,513
Posted By iona6656
I'm just curious. Why marry? why not just live...

I'm just curious. Why marry? why not just live happily ever after?
Forum: Financial Issues 01-19-2021, 06:03 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,513
Posted By iona6656
absolutely agree. there is, however, a need for...

absolutely agree. there is, however, a need for very detailed cohabitation agreements.

edit: wait. I just thought of something. Pensions- I would marry a future partner simply so they could...
Forum: General Chat 01-18-2021, 04:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 244
Posted By iona6656
I'm kinda in that space with one of my best...

I'm kinda in that space with one of my best friends since high school. Her ex was also one of my closest friends. He did her wrong in some truly awful ways (ex. cheating with prostitutes)....but...
Forum: General Chat 01-18-2021, 02:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 244
Posted By iona6656
How did Divorce affect your friendships?

I'm at "that age"- where divorces are starting to pop up in my friendship circles like casual botox...and I'm starting to feel like it's a bit like current politics- i.e. *very* polarizing.

I...
Forum: Financial Issues 01-18-2021, 02:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,513
Posted By iona6656
well, I guess dating IS cheaper than therapy? ...

well, I guess dating IS cheaper than therapy?

but seriously. The best investment you can make- to also help your divorce go smoothly for yourself and your kids- is therapy. Emotion is costly in...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 01-14-2021, 11:05 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 768
Posted By iona6656
isn't it customary in 50/50 cases that each...

isn't it customary in 50/50 cases that each parent gets to claim one child each?

or alternatively you alter the years you claim?
Forum: Parenting Issues 01-14-2021, 11:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 172
Posted By iona6656
I think the PC is going to err on the side of...

I think the PC is going to err on the side of whoever can devote enough attention to the kids. I mean- online learning aside- if mom in this case IS able to spend more time with them during the day...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 01-14-2021, 10:55 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 768
Posted By iona6656
what's the custody arrangement? (did I miss...

what's the custody arrangement?

(did I miss that)
Forum: Parenting Issues 01-11-2021, 03:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 426
Posted By iona6656
one of the BEST things I did during my divorce...

one of the BEST things I did during my divorce proceedings was receiving second opinions from two other lawyers- and ultimately firing my first lawyer. my second lawyer was $200 more per hour- but...
Forum: Parenting Issues 10-21-2020, 05:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,060
Posted By iona6656
One thing I've learned is being afraid of court...

One thing I've learned is being afraid of court is actually going to cost you MORE money in the long run- all the lawyers letters back and forth, etc. Even if you are a self-rep, that's your time and...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 10-21-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 240
Posted By iona6656
if you search "OCL" - a bunch of discussions will...

if you search "OCL" - a bunch of discussions will come up that should answer all your general questions. If you have a specific questions- ask those in this discussion.
Forum: General Chat 10-13-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,108
Posted By iona6656
I have continued with my own therapy since...

I have continued with my own therapy since separation. It has and continues to provide me with some pretty good mechanisms to cope with my ex's behaviour when it comes to co-parenting. Interestingly...
Forum: Political Issues 10-13-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 514
Posted By iona6656
ooff. this is sounding so much like a "proud...

ooff. this is sounding so much like a "proud boys" moment.

I disagree 100% with the OP. I don't think men are discriminated against. I'm not going to go into detail- but I think most of what...
Forum: Financial Issues 10-13-2020, 04:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,243
Posted By iona6656
did you provide your documents?

did you provide your documents?
Forum: Financial Issues 10-06-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 685
Posted By iona6656
You can put any clause in an agreement- the...

You can put any clause in an agreement- the question of whether it would hold up in court is the real test. It is a fundamental rule in contract law that penalty clauses are prohibited. I don't know...
Forum: Political Issues 10-06-2020, 05:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 850
Posted By iona6656
Thanks tilt and rocksan- name the date I will be...

Thanks tilt and rocksan- name the date I will be there. In costume if requested.
Forum: General Chat 10-06-2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,108
Posted By iona6656
appreciate this advice...ha "want to spend...

appreciate this advice...ha "want to spend money"....you mean throwing $$$ at my co-parenting problems won't solve them? bite your tongue.

For me- I think it's a non-starter; you're right my ex...
Forum: General Chat 10-06-2020, 04:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,108
Posted By iona6656
That's very similar to my ex. He has been...

That's very similar to my ex. He has been following the agreement - so credit where credit is due. And we both accommodate requests reasonably, but neither of us has to.

However, I do wonder if...
Forum: General Chat 10-06-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,108
Posted By iona6656
Co-Parent counselling AFTER separation/divorce: worthy endeavour? or waste of money?

I'm curious as to others take on whether co-parent counselling is worth it after divorce/separation? In particular where there is a history of conflict between the parents.

Just over 1 year out...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 10-06-2020, 06:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 364
Posted By iona6656
I think given what the OP has posted- it probably...

I think given what the OP has posted- it probably is "WITH PREJUDICE" - because the judge said they see no issue with it being entered into evidence because it was accepted. It's a heavy handed...
Forum: Political Issues 10-06-2020, 06:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 850
Posted By iona6656
to add to this- if at the time of separation- one...

to add to this- if at the time of separation- one partners calls the police, the police *have* to lay charges, which often sets up the fake status quo.

however, I'm leery of saying that there a...
Forum: Political Issues 10-06-2020, 06:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 850
Posted By iona6656
actually- based on the aggregate of the things he...

actually- based on the aggregate of the things he has posted, he sounds abusive and controlling. Isn't this is the same poster who said "just because you slapped your wife, you should lose custody of...
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