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Forum: Financial Issues 02-11-2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,118
Posted By shepherd
Sorry, if I'm not following the obvious here, but...

Sorry, if I'm not following the obvious here, but in my case my wife is having an income imputed for spousal support as she does not presently work. Am I to understand the following to be true:
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Forum: Divorce & Family Law 07-17-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,622
Posted By shepherd
I would agree with you given my original premise...

I would agree with you given my original premise that BOTH parents have equal earning capacity. If you agree that either spouse has equal parenting capabilities, the greater good is achieved...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 07-17-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,622
Posted By shepherd
This is my view as well Janus. Had we had...

This is my view as well Janus. Had we had equivalent career/employment opportunities when we married, I can appreciate the opportunity loss argument for staying at home. However, setting...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 07-15-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,622
Posted By shepherd
Iona, I don't know your particular circumstance,...

Iona, I don't know your particular circumstance, but I am also fairly sure you don't know mine. I don't mean to argue with anyone on here, and I appreciate your feedback on my question.

I was not...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 07-12-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,622
Posted By shepherd
Thanks, Tired_Dad, I appreciate the support.

Thanks, Tired_Dad, I appreciate the support.
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 07-12-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,622
Posted By shepherd
Thank you Rockscan for that reference...I have...

Thank you Rockscan for that reference...I have been reading a lot about PA, and I am aware it is abused as much as any other false allegation, but a lot of the boxes are ticked.

Iona, I can...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 07-12-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,622
Posted By shepherd
I have not given up hope for S16, but his age...

I have not given up hope for S16, but his age gives him voting power in any custody determination. He refuses to attend therapy, and since he is older than 12, has the legal right to refuse mental...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 07-11-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,622
Posted By shepherd
The conflict was arguing with STBX, and with S16,...

The conflict was arguing with STBX, and with S16, who has become increasingly aggressive and abusive in the past few years. There were instances where I restrained my son from doing damage to...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 07-11-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,622
Posted By shepherd
My lawyer is already drafting the motion.

My lawyer is already drafting the motion.
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 07-10-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,622
Posted By shepherd
Point taken, and yes, I do have emails endorsing...

Point taken, and yes, I do have emails endorsing my contact with the kids, from CAS and therapist.

I guess my frustration is that I hear the courts push access barring very severe proven threats...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 07-10-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,622
Posted By shepherd
[QUOTE=iona6656;236759]why short motion? ...

[QUOTE=iona6656;236759]why short motion?

Faster to get a court date.

As for defending myself, Iím about as clean as they come. No charges, no probations...childrenís doctor, therapists,...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 07-10-2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,622
Posted By shepherd
Nope, nada. Back in April, CAS was prepared to...

Nope, nada. Back in April, CAS was prepared to allow my daughter to live with me due to concerns over the behaviour of her older sibling. If they don't have an issue with me, I don't see how a...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 07-10-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,622
Posted By shepherd
[QUOTE=Janus;236756]If I recall correctly, he...

[QUOTE=Janus;236756]If I recall correctly, he voluntarily left the home, and his hope was that OCL would restore his parenting time.

Partially correct...I did leave voluntarily, OCL was in the...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 07-10-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,622
Posted By shepherd
No, never. CAS in fact has offered to act as a...

No, never. CAS in fact has offered to act as a therapeutic intermediary, not required supervision, to facilitate access. Both CAS and my daughter's therapist are more concerned with my kids...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 07-10-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,622
Posted By shepherd
As of now, zero. As per my prior posts, kids are...

As of now, zero. As per my prior posts, kids are severely alienated, stbx has been sharing and spinning details of legal communications, telling them I left them with nothing (despite all home...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 07-09-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,622
Posted By shepherd
Awaiting OCL response

Is pushing a motion for interim access before hearing back from the OCL too premature? My understanding is that it takes 3-4 weeks just to hear back and then they take 3-4 months to do their...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 06-24-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 705
Posted By shepherd
I have proposed your recommendation to my lawyer...

I have proposed your recommendation to my lawyer Janus; she is debriefing with senior counsel about the merits and risk/reward of pursuing a motion for access prior to the OCL's review (I know your...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 06-17-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 705
Posted By shepherd
Yes that was my primary concern. I am just...

Yes that was my primary concern. I am just trying to balance out that they are also being taught that Iím nothing more than an ATM that they can ignore yet still demand money from.
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 06-17-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 705
Posted By shepherd
Early case conference results

So went in to try and get an initial access schedule with 11 yo. Based on STBX lawyers assertions that 11 year old does not want to speak to me, he ordered an application to the OCL and nothing...
Forum: Parenting Issues 06-07-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,267
Posted By shepherd
Fair enough. I have often been disappointed...

Fair enough. I have often been disappointed assuming common sense and basic decency were basic ground rules for life.
Forum: Parenting Issues 06-07-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,267
Posted By shepherd
Thank you, I appreciate your comments. I have...

Thank you, I appreciate your comments. I have spent five years struggling knowing that while I was at work, my kids were not thriving, but was told I was the one who ďdidnít understandĒ. I deferred...
Forum: Parenting Issues 06-07-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,267
Posted By shepherd
Thank you, I appreciate your thoughts and...

Thank you, I appreciate your thoughts and suggestions.
Forum: Parenting Issues 06-07-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,267
Posted By shepherd
I am not discounting any advice. I am certainly...

I am not discounting any advice. I am certainly not an expert in family law, as i assume few are when starting out. I was highlighting that there are a lot of factors at play. Regardless, you...
Forum: Parenting Issues 06-07-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,267
Posted By shepherd
Yes, she certainly can, and if interactions with...

Yes, she certainly can, and if interactions with other professionals is an indicator, she will. However, my interaction to date with CAS has been relatively positive and supportive, and they in fact...
Forum: Parenting Issues 06-06-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,267
Posted By shepherd
Fair enough, I certainly prefer to be told hard...

Fair enough, I certainly prefer to be told hard truth rather than platitudes.

The OCL was asked for more from the perspective that despite being the status quo stay at home parent, my spouses...
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