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Forum: Divorce & Family Law Today, 10:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 123
Posted By HammerDad
It could be they were in an offset c/s scenario...

It could be they were in an offset c/s scenario having shared custody. That the ex was declaring no income, receiving near full c/s. Then the ex gets a job near the same income as the OP, making...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law Yesterday, 09:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 167
Posted By HammerDad
Travel consent is generally reserved for out of...

Travel consent is generally reserved for out of country travel, not simply out of province within Canada. Though your order may specify otherwise. However, given that the child came home, this is...
Forum: Financial Issues 11-15-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 167
Posted By HammerDad
I would argue that the ex may not have an income...

I would argue that the ex may not have an income of zero and work to impute an income to amount that is near what they are capable making. They will push back, but that is when you negotiate to a...
Forum: Financial Issues 11-15-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 205
Posted By HammerDad
My leaning is with this as well. The child's...

My leaning is with this as well.

The child's primary residence for the duration of the school year would not be the custodial parents address. So c/s would cease. The costs for the condo for the...
Forum: Parenting Issues 11-11-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 287
Posted By HammerDad
Pleasantries with my ex range from cold to...

Pleasantries with my ex range from cold to robotic most times. IMO, ignore it and simply be yourself. I normally say hi, how are you, and then focus on my kid. I am not there to see my ex, I am there...
Forum: Parenting Issues 11-04-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 948
Posted By HammerDad
My daughter doesn't know I am looking, but she...

My daughter doesn't know I am looking, but she does know her mother checks her phone regularly (including conversations between D and I). I check for both safety reasons and simply for info. I can't...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 11-01-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 146
Posted By HammerDad
This is my recommendation. Simply correct it and...

This is my recommendation. Simply correct it and move on. The ex knows it bothers you, so they are likely to continue to act like this going forward. If you remove the fuel, there will likely be less...
Forum: Parenting Issues 11-01-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 948
Posted By HammerDad
Thanks. I try my best to stay supportive of my...

Thanks. I try my best to stay supportive of my daughter, while making sure I do not bad mouth my ex. Though, my ex doesn't show the same level of respect. In reading my daughters phone there are...
Forum: Financial Issues 10-30-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 216
Posted By HammerDad
There is essentially nothing you can do. While it...

There is essentially nothing you can do. While it shows his character that he is willing share this information with your neighbours, no law was broken.
Forum: General Chat 10-24-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 877
Posted By HammerDad
When I was in college I did a co-op at a law firm...

When I was in college I did a co-op at a law firm (was taking a legal diploma). One of the family lawyers was doing duty counsel at the local courthouse and asked if I wanted to tag along to watch,...
Forum: Parenting Issues 10-24-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 948
Posted By HammerDad
You need to remind her that it is not the child,...

You need to remind her that it is not the child, but the parent that is responsible for maintaining the parenting schedule. That until the parenting schedule is changed either by agreement or court...
Forum: Parenting Issues 10-23-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 298
Posted By HammerDad
Status quo is on the side of the activity. The...

Status quo is on the side of the activity. The child has participated in it for a long time and the other parent contributed.

C/S may cover the cost of the activity depending on the income of both...
Forum: Financial Issues 10-17-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 504
Posted By HammerDad
Contempt is generally reserved for egregious...

Contempt is generally reserved for egregious matters. Failing to disclose wouldn't fall into that category....yet. First step is a written request for the NoA. Second step is a letter from the lawyer...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 10-17-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 243
Posted By HammerDad
I believe the argument has been made in various...

I believe the argument has been made in various cases and summarily dismissed.
Forum: Divorce Support 10-16-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,112
Posted By HammerDad
IMO, you are doing fine. With the strides your...

IMO, you are doing fine. With the strides your husband has made in the years, I would say it has been working out.
Forum: Parenting Issues 10-16-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 948
Posted By HammerDad
Makes sense. I would say she has certain...

Makes sense. I would say she has certain narcissistic traits, which I assume egotists would likely share.

I am going to give it a bit. This was one instance where it was said out of impulse due to...
Forum: Parenting Issues 10-15-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 948
Posted By HammerDad
I do feel there is more to it. My ex puts a lot...

I do feel there is more to it. My ex puts a lot on the kid, stuff the kid even says she doesn't need (ie. "I am only 13, I'm not supposed to be involved in sort of stuff", in regards to my ex's...
Forum: Parenting Issues 10-15-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 948
Posted By HammerDad
I very much agree with that. This isn't a...

I very much agree with that. This isn't a revolving door to go to whomever's house she feels is going to be easiest.

I doubt it would be a smooth transition. First, my ex would fight it tooth and...
Forum: Parenting Issues 10-15-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 948
Posted By HammerDad
She is a bright, good kid. It is easy to feel the...

She is a bright, good kid. It is easy to feel the differences in homes just being around her. When I pick her up, for the first 5-10 minutes, I have to break through the barriers she seems to put up...
Forum: Divorce Support 10-15-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 359
Posted By HammerDad
Be clear with the ex that, unless it is an...

Be clear with the ex that, unless it is an emergency, all communication should be via email going forward (if not already). That you will respond to child related concerns as soon as reasonably...
Forum: Parenting Issues 10-15-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 948
Posted By HammerDad
So she said it....

I was driving my D14 home yesterday and during the ride her mother and her got into a spat (texting back and forth). My D14 just had a great weekend with me and my family for thanksgiving and was...
Forum: Financial Issues 10-09-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 462
Posted By HammerDad
Leaving them something shows you considered them,...

Leaving them something shows you considered them, and means they would have a real tough time fighting it (ie. leaving $1.00 per child). Just make sure that he doesn't put in reasoning that would be...
Forum: Financial Issues 10-09-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 462
Posted By HammerDad
Good point. Marriage invalidates prior wills....

Good point. Marriage invalidates prior wills. Becoming common law does not.
Forum: Financial Issues 10-09-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 462
Posted By HammerDad
A quick comment to the above, if you are planning...

A quick comment to the above, if you are planning to cut someone out (like a child) you have to be careful that you specify why, and the reason why cannot be unconscionable (ie. the child gets...
Forum: Financial Issues 10-08-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 462
Posted By HammerDad
Marriage invalidates all prior Wills. That is the...

Marriage invalidates all prior Wills. That is the law. If you marry and don't get a new will, you are deemed to have died intestate and your assets are distributed as set out in the legislation. So...
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