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Forum: Financial Issues 03-04-2020, 08:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 712
Posted By Gilligan
Hundred percent agree... feel OK signing it since...

Hundred percent agree... feel OK signing it since it's a non-enforceable clause and you can literally go file a motion on the same day and be awarded offset CS and nobody will look twice.

It seems...
Forum: Financial Issues 03-02-2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 866
Posted By Gilligan
OK, but to be clear, we are 50/50 but her income...

OK, but to be clear, we are 50/50 but her income is substantially less because she is on LTD. Historically, I've been on the hook for CS as well as pro-rated section 7. I'm expecting my ex to pay...
Forum: Financial Issues 03-02-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 538
Posted By Gilligan
Sadly, after about a year of back and forth and...

Sadly, after about a year of back and forth and no action, I had to get my MP involved. It finally got resolved because of that, but seriously... it should take the involvement from your MP to get...
Forum: Financial Issues 03-02-2020, 09:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 866
Posted By Gilligan
Something I struggle with in these cases is that...

Something I struggle with in these cases is that calculations always seem to be based on a child living with one parent. In my case, it's 50/50 and there is significant support paid because of...
Forum: Financial Issues 03-02-2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 866
Posted By Gilligan
Thank you! Will bookmark this

Thank you! Will bookmark this
Forum: Financial Issues 03-02-2020, 09:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 866
Posted By Gilligan
I agree, looking for the info now as I'm...

I agree, looking for the info now as I'm embarking on this journey myself and appreciate the advice and guidance provided
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 02-18-2020, 09:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 778
Posted By Gilligan
I wish I had good advice, I only had one child...

I wish I had good advice, I only had one child and had many clear breaches of my order. Although I brought them up... absolutely nothing was done. Maybe I am just a complainer, but I'm of the opinion...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 02-18-2020, 09:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 341
Posted By Gilligan
Really not sure that this is a procedural motion...

Really not sure that this is a procedural motion type of situation. My understanding is that procedural motions are more about "process", such as disclosure or missing documents. You are really...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 01-20-2020, 04:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 956
Posted By Gilligan
I went through a very simillar process. In my...

I went through a very simillar process. In my case, it is my firm belief that my ex created the situation in order to get custody. It's slimy and unfortunately a tactic that many lawyers take... but...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 12-31-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 730
Posted By Gilligan
Couldn't agree more, the who system promotes...

Couldn't agree more, the who system promotes conflict and need a serious overhaul. The problem is that it's often the lawyers / judges who have a financial interest in this racket who are supposed to...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 12-31-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 960
Posted By Gilligan
That is sad but unfortunately not surprising. I...

That is sad but unfortunately not surprising. I also am of the firm belief that this is a self-governed group (judges and lawyers) and they all support their own interests on not necessarily those of...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 12-18-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 294
Posted By Gilligan
I'm really sorry, it sounds like you made a lot...

I'm really sorry, it sounds like you made a lot of progress and that you had made many concessions to move things along. I am no expert on these matters so, I wouldn't take a lot of stock on my...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 12-09-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 428
Posted By Gilligan
Understood, just looking at the legislation and...

Understood, just looking at the legislation and wondering why it is what it is.

Disclosure in my particular case has been very difficult and the courts have not been willing to compel my ex to...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 12-09-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 428
Posted By Gilligan
Don't think that's gonna happen... support payors...

Don't think that's gonna happen... support payors have a bad wrap and aren't going to get much love.

Put a different non-intentional consequence...

Ex spouse marries rich... quits job and now...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 12-09-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 428
Posted By Gilligan
Doesn't this seem like a flaw? The spouse becomes...

Doesn't this seem like a flaw? The spouse becomes responsible for supporting the child only if they leave the marriage, otherwise, their income is irrelevant?

Based on that, support is based on a...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 12-09-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 428
Posted By Gilligan
CS & Step Parent's

I have an odd question, but it's really trying to understand the courts perspective.

I know that a parent who is re-married can go after the non-biological (Step) parent for child support,...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 10-23-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,832
Posted By Gilligan
Roles reversed, I think that a man who abandoned...

Roles reversed, I think that a man who abandoned their kids and moved away with a girlfriend would have a tough time trying to get 50/50 when there is no change in circumstances other than trying to...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 10-22-2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,832
Posted By Gilligan
I'm going to be the jerk here. Most lawyers would...

I'm going to be the jerk here. Most lawyers would say " you never negotiate custody". There is a status quo and there is no material change in circumstances. Simply moving doesn't constitute a change...
Forum: Divorce Support 10-17-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 904
Posted By Gilligan
Sounds like my ex... however I'm a man and she's...

Sounds like my ex... however I'm a man and she's managed to convince the court that she cant work and I'm paying big $$$ as a result (offset CS). Generally speaking, it seems most men don't get to...
Forum: Financial Issues 09-23-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,053
Posted By Gilligan
More take home means she is earning less income...

More take home means she is earning less income and I'm paying more support to make up the difference. She is also claiming extra tax deductions so her net income hasn't changed, but mine has been...
Forum: Financial Issues 09-23-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,053
Posted By Gilligan
That's a loaded question... there is a long...

That's a loaded question... there is a long history of my ex doing this type of thing before (i have witnessed it while in our relationship), however she's got a medical note and on LTD so there is...
Forum: Financial Issues 09-23-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,053
Posted By Gilligan
I should also ask, does it make me un-reasonable...

I should also ask, does it make me un-reasonable if I think this should be revisited knowing that the child will be 18 and couldn't foresee changes in support (e.g. mother now on disability therefore...
Forum: Financial Issues 09-23-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,053
Posted By Gilligan
I see a contradiction here. Child Support is...

I see a contradiction here. Child Support is almost always based on the table amount. How are they completely different?

Also, I just looked at my own order and I'm worried... seems my lawyer...
Forum: Financial Issues 09-23-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,053
Posted By Gilligan
I am not beating my chest here and I am not...

I am not beating my chest here and I am not suggesting the children should suffer, but these cases aren't really different are they? It seems people often like to hide behind "every case is...
Forum: Financial Issues 09-23-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,053
Posted By Gilligan
Should Dad suffer because he got crappy legal...

Should Dad suffer because he got crappy legal advise? This isn't about Dad or Mom, but if CS & S7 are always modified by changes in income, then why isn't post secondary a standard formula?

Seems...
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