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Forum: Divorce & Family Law 10-28-2017, 06:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 356
Posted By stripes
Thanks everyone! At this point I don't want to...

Thanks everyone! At this point I don't want to contest custody (because Dad is capable of taking part in making reasonable decisions when he's sober), but I do need the financial piece. Dad is on...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 10-28-2017, 11:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 356
Posted By stripes
I'm back - with a child support question

Hello everyone,

Long time, etc. I've got a question about making an application for child support.

The background:

1. Divorce order says joint custody, shared parenting, week-about. This...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 06-30-2017, 11:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 358
Posted By stripes
This isn't a contempt motion. The order hasn't...

This isn't a contempt motion. The order hasn't been followed for a year, during which Kid has been living with me full time. The drunk-driving incident wasn't a one-off - it's the third time in ten...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 06-30-2017, 06:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 358
Posted By stripes
She just turned 12. Countering with sole custody...

She just turned 12. Countering with sole custody and "reasonable and generous opportunities for access" is exactly what I want to do. The only kind of arbitration I would agree to is binding...
Forum: Financial Issues 06-30-2017, 06:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 443
Posted By stripes
Hmm. From the limited checking I've been doing,...

Hmm. From the limited checking I've been doing, it sounds like RRSPs are presumptively considered income - the onus is on the person doing the withdrawals to make the case that they should be...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 06-30-2017, 05:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 358
Posted By stripes
Application without date?

Hi everyone,

It's been a while. Very long story short: ex's addiction problems got worse, he came to Kid's school drunk and tried to drive away with her, police had to be called, child protection...
Forum: Financial Issues 06-30-2017, 05:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 443
Posted By stripes
RRSP question - cashing in = income?

Hello, I've been away for a while. Having some legal issues with ex. Got a good lawyer but he isn't moving as quickly as I would like. I have a few questions and I figured you-all would be a good...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 05-29-2017, 12:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By stripes
Really? I thought a material change was something...

Really? I thought a material change was something which could not have reasonably been foreseen at the time the order was made (had it been foreseen, a different order would have been made). Given...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 05-23-2017, 03:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,111
Posted By stripes
I didn't see this earlier, but thanks Tayken -...

I didn't see this earlier, but thanks Tayken - this confirms my tendencies in this matter. I have been working with a lawyer and framing this situation as a downward trajectory - each commitment to...
Forum: Financial Issues 05-17-2017, 05:50 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,848
Posted By stripes
This strikes me as a pretty simple question. ...

This strikes me as a pretty simple question.

You can ask Mom to contribute towards Kid's extracurricular activities. If she says yes, great. If she says no, you're no worse off than you are now....
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 05-10-2017, 12:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,111
Posted By stripes
I hope you're right. I hope I get a judge who...

I hope you're right. I hope I get a judge who understands something about addiction, and who can grasp that even if ex is in a lucid phase and sounds reasonable and swears up and down that he's going...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 05-09-2017, 11:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,111
Posted By stripes
I didn't see him, but two cops, five staff...

I didn't see him, but two cops, five staff members, four parents and an unknown number of kids did - all say he smelled of alcohol and was unsteady on his feet (leaning on staff to stay upright when...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 05-09-2017, 11:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,111
Posted By stripes
The after-school centre is in the school, and ex...

The after-school centre is in the school, and ex has already been banned (police have given him notice that if he comes on the property, he is trespassing and police will be called). Right now, I'm...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 05-09-2017, 06:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 709
Posted By stripes
Congratulations Berner_Faith and early...

Congratulations Berner_Faith and early congratulations to LF32!
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 05-09-2017, 05:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,111
Posted By stripes
I had the same question. According to the police...

I had the same question. According to the police (whom I spoke to the day after the incident), it would be difficult to make a drunk-driving charge stick because when they got there, he wasn't...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 05-08-2017, 09:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,111
Posted By stripes
He's admitted he was drunk that day - upset about...

He's admitted he was drunk that day - upset about impending divorce from wife #2, drove to the liquor store, drank a whole pile of booze, then decided it would be fine to pick up Kid for the evening....
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 05-08-2017, 05:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,111
Posted By stripes
The police reported the incident to the Child At...

The police reported the incident to the Child At Risk unit (which liaises with CAS). I also called CAS and reported the incident to the caseworker who got involved when police were called to ex's...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 05-08-2017, 05:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 709
Posted By stripes
It's only Mom's business if it negatively affects...

It's only Mom's business if it negatively affects the well-being of Kid while in your care. Having another child doesn't mean you can't be a good parent to the one you have already. So it's none of...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 05-08-2017, 05:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,111
Posted By stripes
I might have to go to court - last straw?

Hi everyone,

I'm thinking I may need to go to court. Here's the situation:

As most of the regulars know, I have shared parenting (50/50) of one child with ex. Ex has major addiction and mental...
Forum: Parenting Issues 05-03-2017, 08:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 656
Posted By stripes
Thanks everyone. If you've read my earlier...

Thanks everyone. If you've read my earlier threads, you'll know that ex comes up with some ... creative ... reasoning. Given what the past year has been like (cops! shrinks! emergency services!...
Forum: Financial Issues 05-03-2017, 02:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 650
Posted By stripes
So are husband and wife actually divorced? If...

So are husband and wife actually divorced? If they're still married, did they sign any kind of agreement at the time they settled the financial issues which addressed the question of spousal support?...
Forum: Parenting Issues 05-03-2017, 02:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 656
Posted By stripes
compensatory time?

I've been away for a little while but now back with a question. Here's the background:

Over the past year, ex has had escalating issues with addiction and mental illness. He's been in and out of...
Forum: Financial Issues 04-25-2017, 05:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 693
Posted By stripes
No, spousal support is not considered income when...

No, spousal support is not considered income when calculating child support.
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 04-25-2017, 05:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,038
Posted By stripes
Is "the sickness" substance abuse or addiction?...

Is "the sickness" substance abuse or addiction? If so, if Dad can show that he is adhering to a treatment program and not drinking/using, he might be able to argue that he will be able to take better...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 04-25-2017, 05:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,038
Posted By stripes
Is there any evidence that Dad tried to resolve...

Is there any evidence that Dad tried to resolve the situation (e.g. communication with the school about the lateness and absence, looking for other ways to get Kid to school on time, showing that he...
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