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Forum: Divorce & Family Law 06-14-2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 204
Posted By HammerDad
The ex would have to prove entitlement to receive...

The ex would have to prove entitlement to receive spousal support. There are 2 ways to prove entitlement, compensatory and non-compensatory.


For compensatory the ex would have to prove that...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 06-07-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 203
Posted By HammerDad
You trust the ex at their word that instance was...

You trust the ex at their word that instance was a wake up call and that they have made strides to be a better person. They agreed to the counseling, which I would say anyone would be reluctant to...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 06-07-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 147
Posted By HammerDad
It is very likely you will be stuck with your...

It is very likely you will be stuck with your legal fees. The ex being out of the country could be seen as a mitigating factor on the delay in response. They further mitigated their fault by...
Forum: Parenting Issues 06-05-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 571
Posted By HammerDad
This ^^ Joint custody in no way...

This ^^



Joint custody in no way covers this sort of matter. As Blink said, it relates to medical, education and religious matters. This is a day to day parenting time decision. I would ignore...
Forum: Financial Issues 05-29-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 355
Posted By HammerDad
IMO, it isn't really an imputed income. It is...

IMO, it isn't really an imputed income. It is their actual income. C/S is supposed to be based off of your income as it is now. I know many base it off of the prior years income, but that isn't...
Forum: Parenting Issues 05-29-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 335
Posted By HammerDad
I agree with most the others here. The sports...

I agree with most the others here. The sports photo is likely the more difficult matter to reschedule and not being in the photo would have the more lasting impact. That said, both matters are minor...
Forum: Financial Issues 05-23-2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 390
Posted By HammerDad
The ex's new spouses income is less important...

The ex's new spouses income is less important that your friend's new girlfriends income.


Neither the ex or their spouse are making significant amounts of money. They would be classified as...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 05-18-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 549
Posted By HammerDad
This is somewhat of a grey area. In a...

This is somewhat of a grey area. In a landlord/tenant situation, there is usually an agreement in place and there are rules setup by the government providing for minimum standards. This isn't the...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 05-15-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 549
Posted By HammerDad
While your ex may hold an interest in the house,...

While your ex may hold an interest in the house, they no longer reside there. You do now, solely. They are essentially a landlord. They are permitted to enter the house, but must give reasonable...
Forum: Financial Issues 05-09-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 142
Posted By HammerDad
So the ex has been living there and paying the...

So the ex has been living there and paying the mortgage, generally they get the benefit of the increased value because they have been the one paying the bills.

That said, you can make a claim for...
Forum: Financial Issues 05-08-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 197
Posted By HammerDad
I guess that is where I know I am lucky. I know...

I guess that is where I know I am lucky. I know my c/s is being spent on the kid. She is well cared for and has a closet of clothes that most kids her age would be envious of. My ex has gone on 1...
Forum: Financial Issues 05-08-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 197
Posted By HammerDad
You pay based off the 2017 update. That is what...

You pay based off the 2017 update. That is what the courts would order.

Your order specifies "table amounts", this is the updated table. I found out about the update when I got my raise in January...
Forum: Parenting Issues 05-08-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 307
Posted By HammerDad
Get the pet. I have 3 (2 cats and a dog at my...

Get the pet. I have 3 (2 cats and a dog at my place) and the ex has 2 (a cat and a dog). The kid knows that they don't travel between houses etc.

It isn't something I would work myself about....
Forum: Financial Issues 05-07-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 332
Posted By HammerDad
I send my ex an email whenever my income changes....

I send my ex an email whenever my income changes.

When I get my annual review and salary increase, I send the ex an email and let her know I got an X% raise, which brings my salary to $Y. That c/s...
Forum: Common Law Issues 04-27-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 698
Posted By HammerDad
The house belongs to the ex, and you don't have...

The house belongs to the ex, and you don't have an entitlement to it unless you make a constructive trust/unjust enrichment argument:
...
Forum: Financial Issues 04-25-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 400
Posted By HammerDad
IMO, if she is being that way, cancel the old...

IMO, if she is being that way, cancel the old cheque and simply deliver her a new one. Have it sent registered mail if need be, and keep a copy (take a pic with your phone).

Also, use email...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 03-22-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,671
Posted By HammerDad
Unless the average person going through a divorce...

Unless the average person going through a divorce is between the ages of 19-24, then I doubt your statement. And given that more and more people are waiting until older to get married, I really do...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 03-21-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,671
Posted By HammerDad
No its not. You are looking in the...

No its not.



You are looking in the rear view mirror, while unwilling to open your eyes and see whats ahead. Men/boys are statistically being left behind in education at all levels. There is...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 03-21-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,671
Posted By HammerDad
You make sound like allowing the children to stay...

You make sound like allowing the children to stay in their familiar location with their friends, likely extended family and there other parent is a bad thing. There is nothing wrong with a parent...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 03-20-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,671
Posted By HammerDad
So, we are going full sexist diatribe... ok...

So, we are going full sexist diatribe... ok then... and men are doing far worse than women in many areas as well, but I am not about to lower myself to a pissing contest of who has it worst. We try...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 03-07-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,671
Posted By HammerDad
Ugg, somehow this got dragged into be a feminism...

Ugg, somehow this got dragged into be a feminism issue.... Had the OP been male, the script would have been the same. That you can move all you want. You can't move with the kids without a) the ex's...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 02-26-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,671
Posted By HammerDad
Haven't gone through it, but the law is Gordon v....

Haven't gone through it, but the law is Gordon v. Goertz. You would need to give your ex notification that you are contemplating moving out of country. You will need to come up with a plan that...
Forum: Financial Issues 01-15-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 333
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, 12:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 779
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, 12:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 779
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...
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