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Forum: Divorce & Family Law 12-05-2008, 01:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,045
Posted By wondering50
Thanks for the link. Some good background...

Thanks for the link. Some good background information.

I still need a copy of a form to fill in to initiate a Notice to Arbitrate or an example of one that I can use as a template.
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 12-05-2008, 12:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,045
Posted By wondering50
Notice to Arbitrate

My agreement calls for arbitartion to be used to settle any disputes.

It seems to get that process to start, I need to send a "Notice to Arbitrate" to my ex-spouse.

Does anyone know where to...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 10-10-2008, 09:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,831
Posted By wondering50
Maybe I am not understanding this completely. You...

Maybe I am not understanding this completely. You say that he is basically out of your life and your kid's life and that you are satisfied with the situatuation. However HIS parents want you to file...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 10-09-2008, 08:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,172
Posted By wondering50
Mediation will only work if both parties are...

Mediation will only work if both parties are ready to negotiate and compromise to reach an agreement. If one or both are in an absolutely stand pat mode, there is no point to participating.
Forum: Financial Issues 10-01-2008, 12:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,230
Posted By wondering50
DD, You have used the concepts fair and...

DD,

You have used the concepts fair and family law in the same posting. Unfortunately these are not necessarily compatible concepts.

My situation mirrors your own and at one time I also...
Forum: Financial Issues 09-26-2008, 09:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,419
Posted By wondering50
An inheritance is usually excluded from family...

An inheritance is usually excluded from family property. But is an insuance benefit considered same as an inheritance?
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 09-15-2008, 10:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,648
Posted By wondering50
I doubt that such a "contract" would have any...

I doubt that such a "contract" would have any validity.

Just because two parties sign a contract, they can't supercede the laws of the land.
Forum: Financial Issues 09-15-2008, 10:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,395
Posted By wondering50
The house is worth $260K. The mortgage is $240K....

The house is worth $260K. The mortgage is $240K. (not sure how you achieved a mortgage so high). Therefore your joint equity in the house is $20K.
Therefore the simple answer is that if he pays you...
Forum: Financial Issues 09-15-2008, 10:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,116
Posted By wondering50
The important date is the separation date. You do...

The important date is the separation date. You do your calculations based on assets/ liabilities as of that date.
If she received monies after the date of separation then it is out of scope.
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 09-10-2008, 12:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,031
Posted By wondering50
In a case where parents have joint custody and...

In a case where parents have joint custody and similar incomes both might have such an insurance clause in their agreement. The purported purpose of the insurance is to provide a level of financial...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 09-03-2008, 09:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,207
Posted By wondering50
The SS case sounds pretty iffy to me as well. ...

The SS case sounds pretty iffy to me as well.

However, given your increase in salary there may be a case for increased CS. You do not mention your parenting arrangement so I am assuming that she...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 08-18-2008, 10:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,082
Posted By wondering50
I don't think your wife's (alleged) infidelity...

I don't think your wife's (alleged) infidelity will be relevant. If by keeping your kids you mean you want full custody, that may be difficult. I think you would have to be able to prove that she...
Forum: Financial Issues 08-15-2008, 09:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,354
Posted By wondering50
Are the real estate fees not calculated at 3 %...

Are the real estate fees not calculated at 3 % for each party? i.e 6% total.
Forum: Introductions 08-05-2008, 04:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,370
Posted By wondering50
Please don't label yourself a failure. You are...

Please don't label yourself a failure. You are still able to offer your children a loving family, happy parents and stability. The picture may be changed a bit but all of the above ingredients are...
Forum: Financial Issues 07-07-2008, 10:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,206
Posted By wondering50
Well if it was me, I would not play around with...

Well if it was me, I would not play around with this.

You have agreed on the amount of CS. Pay it regularly and and on time.

I know how tempting it is to connect this payment to other...
Forum: Common Law Issues 06-27-2008, 03:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,925
Posted By wondering50
I believe you mean that all property/assets that...

I believe you mean that all property/assets that you acquire after the date of marriage become joint and equally.
Assets accumulated before marriage which were the sole property of one person...
Forum: Common Law Issues 06-27-2008, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,925
Posted By wondering50
Here is a relevant statement from the supreme...

Here is a relevant statement from the supreme court:



The Supreme Court of Canada on December 19, 2002 in an 8-1 majority decision handed down their decision in Nova Scotia (Attorney General)...
Forum: Common Law Issues 06-27-2008, 11:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,925
Posted By wondering50
While I am no pro I think I can offer the...

While I am no pro I think I can offer the following general comments:

1- Your children at ages 22 and 23 are beyond the age of usual child support unless there is some exceptional circumstance
2...
Forum: Financial Issues 06-27-2008, 11:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,047
Posted By wondering50
The asset value went into part 7 e - Business...

The asset value went into part 7 e - Business Interests. Note that this was the pre-tax value

The tax liability was then entered in section 8 Debts and Other Liabilities.

If this a largely...
Forum: Financial Issues 06-26-2008, 03:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,047
Posted By wondering50
Having gone through something similar I can tell...

Having gone through something similar I can tell you how it was handled in my case.

The value of the company on the date of separation became an asset and was put into the equalization disussion...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 06-20-2008, 11:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,909
Posted By wondering50
When you do the $$$ math you might want to take a...

When you do the $$$ math you might want to take a longer view. Do you anticipate this situation arising next summer? What about at Christmas holiday time, March Break?
Perhaps it is worth it to...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 06-19-2008, 04:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,660
Posted By wondering50
How to start Arbitration

I have had a disagreement with my ex-spouse about the intepretation of a paragraph in our separation agreement concerning an aspect of parenting.
Our agreement provides for mediation/ arbitration...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 06-11-2008, 01:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,773
Posted By wondering50
Enforcement of agreement

After almost 1 year I completed a separation agreement with my wife. This was done through lawyers, signed and completed last week. Now my wife is refusing to comply with a number of deliverables in...
Forum: Introductions 05-30-2008, 10:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,892
Posted By wondering50
While these are not specifically aimed at men,...

While these are not specifically aimed at men, here are two local groups you could try:

http://divorcesupport.meetup.com/368/

http://divorcesupport.meetup.com/486/
Forum: Financial Issues 02-11-2008, 03:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,809
Posted By wondering50
Sounds to me like you are mixing together two...

Sounds to me like you are mixing together two separate activities.

The first activity should be to determine the NFP of each party. In order to do this you would use the value at separation date...
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