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Forum: Financial Issues 08-19-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 723
Posted By arabian
Keep in mind some provinces have matrimonial...

Keep in mind some provinces have matrimonial property act. Best to get legal advice.
Forum: Financial Issues 07-30-2020, 08:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 504
Posted By arabian
I'd get FRO to enforce. You can lower it anytime...

I'd get FRO to enforce. You can lower it anytime by simply filling out and faxing in a form should you want to in the future. Puts you in control. No need for communication until you are served...
Forum: General Chat 07-26-2020, 08:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 400
Posted By arabian
I was told by a friend who received advice from...

I was told by a friend who received advice from estate lawyer (she has substantial money) that it is good to leave a small amount to the person you do not want to benefit from your estate, as...
Forum: Financial Issues 07-23-2020, 11:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 577
Posted By arabian
Hi SadandTired! Go directly to FRO... do not...

Hi SadandTired!

Go directly to FRO... do not pass Go.

Your ex is certainly entitled to his "feelings" that he doesn't think he should have to pay you. That's laughable.

Let the piece...
Forum: Financial Issues 07-20-2020, 07:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 596
Posted By arabian
Next step for people who can't get ex to provide...

Next step for people who can't get ex to provide financial is to go to court and get judge to impute income. Typically when this is done the judge will grossly over-estimate. It usually motivates...
Forum: Financial Issues 07-20-2020, 07:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 822
Posted By arabian
If you have to post these sorts of questions I...

If you have to post these sorts of questions I assume:

You are not "trophy wife" material, rather "ridden hard and put away wet" sort.
Any money you do have was likely due to previous divorce;...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 06-04-2020, 11:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 375
Posted By arabian
Through the years I have read many cases on...

Through the years I have read many cases on CanLii and one common thing that stood out to me is judges, when reviewing long-standing SS applications, often go back to what the intention was at the...
Forum: Financial Issues 05-30-2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,020
Posted By arabian
Absolutely legal fees to enforce and to defend...

Absolutely legal fees to enforce and to defend spousal support are tax deductible. Even though I was successful and awarded costs for a minuscule portion, I had MANY years' worth of legal and 100%...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 05-11-2020, 10:06 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,439
Posted By arabian
good advice Kinso. There have been many people...

good advice Kinso. There have been many people on this forum over the years who had successfully had their lawyer's bills assessed and received court-ordered reimbursement.

I was very fortunate...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 05-11-2020, 10:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 536
Posted By arabian
It has been my experience, dealing with courts...

It has been my experience, dealing with courts from 2 provinces, that the judges prefer their forms. I too had spread sheets but was quickly admonished by court clerks to use the appropriate...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 05-11-2020, 09:55 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,439
Posted By arabian
You do have good points Kinso. My comments...

You do have good points Kinso.

My comments are specific to this poster: 30k has gotten her nowhere (prior to CoVid-19).

Now she has plenty of time to lawyer shop. She should have copies...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 05-11-2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 536
Posted By arabian
In my personal experience (my divorce and ex in...

In my personal experience (my divorce and ex in another province), when being taken to court numerous times in Ontario by ex trying to end SS, I always had to file a financial statement. Court...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 05-11-2020, 09:34 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,439
Posted By arabian
You need to get another lawyer... one who isn't...

You need to get another lawyer... one who isn't hiding behind writing letters. You know any date you arrange for a conference will be rescheduled over and over again.

(Btw people can receive...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 05-05-2020, 02:01 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,225
Posted By arabian
I insisted on receiving faxed hand-written...

I insisted on receiving faxed hand-written communication from my ex for a while. That way I knew it was him (and not the g/f) responding. People nowadays don't own fax machines though.... pity.
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Forum: Financial Issues 04-28-2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,417
Posted By arabian
I'm still alive! To the best of my knowledge...

I'm still alive!

To the best of my knowledge Refrane's response was correct.

I recently cancelled all SS & arrears as my ex has terminal cancer with 4-6 weeks left. I will post again at a...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 03-16-2020, 10:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,632
Posted By arabian
Res judicata I go through this at least 1 x...

Res judicata

I go through this at least 1 x a year. Still requires jumping through all the hoops and filing all the correct papers. I'm getting rather good at it now. I win every time. No...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 02-26-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 888
Posted By arabian
Interesting read.... particularly judge's...

Interesting read.... particularly judge's impression that matter could go either way.
There are some notable examples of self-represented being awarded costs at trial on this forum. Might be worth...
Forum: Financial Issues 02-17-2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,128
Posted By arabian
You may have made the payments on the mortgage...

You may have made the payments on the mortgage for the past 3 years but you can't afford the upkeep. What about the property taxes and utilities - are you current on those?

You are trying to...
Forum: Financial Issues 02-17-2020, 03:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,128
Posted By arabian
I have a few questions. How did your husband...

I have a few questions.

How did your husband deplete equity in the home without your signature/knowledge? You indicate it was a home previously owned by family member. Was it transferred to your...
Forum: Divorce Support 01-30-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,535
Posted By arabian
FAAAntastic news! Very smart to have put...

FAAAntastic news!

Very smart to have put money aside through the years.

Your man is lucky to have you in his life. Now you guys can focus on planning a nice life. Kids (young adults) will...
Forum: Parenting Issues 01-27-2020, 10:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,021
Posted By arabian
Some of you might recall a thread a few years...

Some of you might recall a thread a few years back (4?) where the mother of 2 boys was insistent on attending EVERYTHING her kids did. The father would take kids on a ski trip (to neighboring...
Forum: Parenting Issues 01-26-2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,021
Posted By arabian
sorry things are not going smoothly for you ...

sorry things are not going smoothly for you

when is the magical 50/50 supposed to happen?

Are you showing up by yourself to cheer your kids on or are you showing up with the new g/f in tow? ...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 01-12-2020, 07:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,127
Posted By arabian
depends upon which province you are in. In...

depends upon which province you are in.
In Alberta arbitration is a pretty sweet deal. I was married for 30 yrs. Contentious divorce involving business (no child custody issues). I went through...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 01-12-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,140
Posted By arabian
I'd recommend you learn how to use the "search"...

I'd recommend you learn how to use the "search" on this forum.
there have been many people in your situation post on here through the years.

try putting in some words like "criminal charges child...
Forum: Financial Issues 01-06-2020, 10:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,607
Posted By arabian
Lots of jobs you could look at doing and...

Lots of jobs you could look at doing and retraining/upgrading certainly feasible if you are only 50. You can take night courses on computer basics for low cost. Also check out resources for woman...
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