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Forum: Divorce & Family Law 12-09-2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 190
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, 03:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 190
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, 03:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 190
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, 12:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 190
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, 10:51 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,544
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 10-23-2019, 12:01 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,544
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, 08:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 609
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, 12:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,382
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, 12:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,382
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, 11:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,382
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, 11:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,382
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, 10:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,382
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, 09:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,382
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...
Forum: Financial Issues 07-24-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,492
Posted By Gilligan
I feel for you, but good intentions and trying to...

I feel for you, but good intentions and trying to do the right thing doesn't have a place in court. Yes, you had an agreement, but that agreement will be changed without any effort whatsoever by your...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 06-10-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 699
Posted By Gilligan
tunnelight, I agree with you and appreciate the...

tunnelight, I agree with you and appreciate the input. To be clear, I did request disclosure and the case-conference judge refused to order it. They relied entirely on 1 letter from the insurance...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 06-07-2019, 07:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 699
Posted By Gilligan
I've thought about it, however if the insurance...

I've thought about it, however if the insurance is paying out, then I seem to be automatically on the hook to pay out as well. So it doesn't matter what an investigator would find, the courts would...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 06-06-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 699
Posted By Gilligan
Knowing where this will go, do I have recourse...

Knowing where this will go, do I have recourse (i.e. is a procedural motion to request disclosure an option?)

I asked last year, but told to "go fly a kite" just not as polite.

I expect the...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 06-06-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 699
Posted By Gilligan
Thanks for the note. My problem is that it was a...

Thanks for the note. My problem is that it was a Doctor's note in 2017 and a letter from insurance at that time. No expected date of return and nothing else. Just said they qualified for LTD.
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Forum: Divorce & Family Law 06-03-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 699
Posted By Gilligan
Disability Disclosure & CS?

I'm dealing with a 50/50 offset child support question.

I currently pay offset child support, my ex stopped working a number of years ago and after 2 years managed to produce a "one line doctor's...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 03-15-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,751
Posted By Gilligan
Isn't that the issue? Shouldn't the...

Isn't that the issue?


Shouldn't the bench be held to account for enforcing the truth on sworn affidavits? Or worse, accepting lies in family court and giving a judgement based on lies? Is the...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 03-14-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,751
Posted By Gilligan
I'd like to agree with you Rockscan, but it...

I'd like to agree with you Rockscan, but it really hasn't been my experience so far throughout the various motions I've been involved in.


Blatant lies are often accepted as fact, this is the...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 03-14-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,751
Posted By Gilligan
I personally blame the family law system. It is...

I personally blame the family law system. It is created and governed by the people who stand the most to gain from it... lawyers and the lawyers who become judges. It's a big conflict of interest and...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 03-14-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,751
Posted By Gilligan
I did what I could to get disclosure. Other than...

I did what I could to get disclosure. Other than a redacted letter from the insurance company... NOTHING. So my ex gets to enjoy extended vacations, sporting events, trips down south while I cover...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 03-14-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,751
Posted By Gilligan
Sorry...

First of all, many of us have been there and my case is far from the worst.


I recently ended up in court because my ex spouse wanted retro-active CS because of LTD. In my case, I wasn't really...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 03-06-2019, 11:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 435
Posted By Gilligan
FRO Questions - (FRO Online)

Hi,

I recently registered for FRO Online, which it's a good first step. I am at least able to get a statement of account.

My problem is that it's very cryptic and probably requires the case...
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