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Forum: Parenting Issues 10-05-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 580
Posted By smileandwalkaway
Thank-you for sharing your opinions and the above...

Thank-you for sharing your opinions and the above cited Canilii case is a very interesting read.
Forum: Parenting Issues 09-23-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 580
Posted By smileandwalkaway
Chronological vs developmental age?

Just curious, my understanding is that a child can start saying which parent they live/visit with at age 12. What happens in the case of a special needs child where they are 12+ yrs old but...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 09-23-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,938
Posted By smileandwalkaway
My understanding is that you keep the ex on your...

My understanding is that you keep the ex on your benefits until divorce or otherwise agreed. My lawyer told me my ex had to keep me on his benefits until the divorce was finalized. The children must...
Forum: Financial Issues 07-08-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,505
Posted By smileandwalkaway
What happens if RESPs were opened jointly during...

What happens if RESPs were opened jointly during the marriage. After separation one party signs off of them and the other party takes on full responsibility for them. Parties are now divorced and...
Forum: Financial Issues 07-08-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,624
Posted By smileandwalkaway
Not quite the same situation but a friend of mine...

Not quite the same situation but a friend of mine has sole custody of the kids, receives a small amount of CS (low wage earner) from the ex, and has remarried. The new partner won $1,000,000 in a...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 07-08-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,466
Posted By smileandwalkaway
The medical records of my kids were a large area...

The medical records of my kids were a large area of interest in my case. Initially ex consented to my account of diagnoses backed up with medical documentation. As soon as I made the request for...
Forum: Financial Issues 05-18-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 604
Posted By smileandwalkaway
My name was never on the matrimonial house...

My name was never on the matrimonial house (student loans would have disqualified us from obtaining a mortgage). Ex stayed in the home, I left with the kids. I wanted him to sell he wanted to keep...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 05-06-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By smileandwalkaway
At the very least I'd be looking at shared travel...

At the very least I'd be looking at shared travel to facilitate access. I moved 5+hrs away with the kids and ex did not fight it. I offered to split transportation 50/50 thinking that was only fair....
Forum: General Chat 05-06-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 545
Posted By smileandwalkaway
Anti-psychotic medication can be a good thing if...

Anti-psychotic medication can be a good thing if the right med is prescribed at the right dosage. I would not judge critically of anyone on the mere fact of taking such a med. if anything is be more...
Forum: Common Law Issues 05-06-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,348
Posted By smileandwalkaway
I had taken pictures before I left, pictures of...

I had taken pictures before I left, pictures of what I took, and pictures of what I left behind, when I left the matrimonial home. Some time later I was invited to return to the house and take...
Forum: Financial Issues 03-24-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,392
Posted By smileandwalkaway
To my knowledge my ex was never notified when I...

To my knowledge my ex was never notified when I applied for a CCP split approximately 10 yrs post separation, almost 1yr post divorce.

CPP was the easy part for me because it did not require any...
Forum: Financial Issues 03-22-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,392
Posted By smileandwalkaway
My understanding is that CCP can be split at...

My understanding is that CCP can be split at anytime regardless of court order. The party initiating the spilt does not need to inform the other. It is a just a simple form to fill out.
Forum: General Chat 03-16-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 752
Posted By smileandwalkaway
KMF is correct. What ever appears on your birth...

KMF is correct. What ever appears on your birth certificate is your legal name. If you never changed your birth certificate to reflect your married name then your maiden name has always been your...
Forum: Financial Issues 03-16-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,344
Posted By smileandwalkaway
In my divorce order I am named irrevocable...

In my divorce order I am named irrevocable beneficiary in trust for the children on my ex's life insurance policy and I agree to remove my name as beneficiary if/when CS obligations end. In my case I...
Forum: Financial Issues 03-01-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 859
Posted By smileandwalkaway
In my case only ex had a pension thru work during...

In my case only ex had a pension thru work during marriage. I did not work hence no pension. In our divorce agreement, to settle arrears of CS ex agreed to transfer 3/4th of his pension calculated up...
Forum: Financial Issues 02-23-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 835
Posted By smileandwalkaway
Disregarding all the details which would make or...

Disregarding all the details which would make or break your case I will just comment to say as a general statement the extra demands placed on a caregiver to care for a special needs child can...
Forum: General Chat 02-23-2014, 01:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,889
Posted By smileandwalkaway
I was a SAHM for quite a while. My ex and I...

I was a SAHM for quite a while. My ex and I agreed the kids should be raised by a parent until they were full time school. We decided I was the best choice. I had our first child 2 weeks after I...
Forum: Parenting Issues 02-23-2014, 01:15 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,420
Posted By smileandwalkaway
Don't want to comment on the particulars...

Don't want to comment on the particulars previously express in this thread but I will comment on the general because I am the parent of special need kids.

It puts everyone... Parents, the special...
Forum: Financial Issues 02-23-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 391
Posted By smileandwalkaway
I'm curious also about obtaining employment...

I'm curious also about obtaining employment documents. Exchange of NOA and income tax returns were due May 1st 2013 and I'm still asking.
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 02-13-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,120
Posted By smileandwalkaway
Paying for legal services is no longer an option...

Paying for legal services is no longer an option for me (my choice). I just need to make the time to seek advice from the courthouse clerks and/duty counsel.
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 02-13-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,120
Posted By smileandwalkaway
I am no longer represented by a lawyer. I sadly...

I am no longer represented by a lawyer. I sadly gave up with them based on my personal experiences and walked away to focus on paying my existing legal bill and to move forward with the kids.
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Forum: Divorce & Family Law 02-13-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,120
Posted By smileandwalkaway
How do you get someone to disclose tax return and...

How do you get someone to disclose tax return and NOA? My divorce order states we exchange every year by May 1st retroactively each year. May 2013 was our 1st "required" exchange. I've been asking...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 02-05-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,935
Posted By smileandwalkaway
I have S7 averaged out over 12 months then...

I have S7 averaged out over 12 months then proportionate shares calculated and ex's portion is garnished by FRO. Of course this means that the calculations are a year old and I need annual disclosure...
Forum: Financial Issues 02-05-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,650
Posted By smileandwalkaway
Unless you formally changed your name to the...

Unless you formally changed your name to the married name, going back to your maiden one is an easy no-brainier. In these cases, you only "assumed" you married name. The legal name was never changed....
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 01-16-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,354
Posted By smileandwalkaway
If you feel strongly and justified in your need...

If you feel strongly and justified in your need to have access to particular health records keep advocating... I know that does not help you any but thAt is all I can suggest. Dealing with the...
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