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Forum: Parenting Issues Today, 10:48 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,093
Posted By Bogdan
We actually don't split weekends (few exceptions...

We actually don't split weekends (few exceptions aside -- Easter ) .. but have a Stat / PA clause that automatically extends weekend for party that has her. That would be my recommendation.

We...
Forum: Parenting Issues Today, 10:38 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,093
Posted By Bogdan
For high conflict .. absolutely. For...

For high conflict .. absolutely.

For regular responsible parents that don’t threaten / deny parenting time (and assuming you have a PA / Stat clause — that automatically extends weekends for...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 08-11-2022, 09:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 111
Posted By Bogdan
In the digital age ? Not a lot ... short of the...

In the digital age ? Not a lot ... short of the Zoom call method mentioned (with a notary) or apps such as Docusign.

..

I'm Mac all the way ... and use the built-in PDF Signature support in...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 08-11-2022, 06:05 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,176
Posted By Bogdan
Would love to see actual data on this. ...

Would love to see actual data on this.

Maybe it's a bit better in recent years sure ... but I seriously doubt it's anything close to default 50/50 and would take your bet on it.
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 08-10-2022, 09:34 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,176
Posted By Bogdan
You make the claim, you back it up. If you can't...

You make the claim, you back it up. If you can't back it up .. then don't bring it up.

There's only one person on this thread getting angry and name calling.
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 08-10-2022, 09:12 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,176
Posted By Bogdan
Stats please ? I would expect the percentage of...

Stats please ? I would expect the percentage of cases where the mom gets custody to be much higher then the percentage of cases where the dad isn't fully paying support.



So it's ok for the...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 08-10-2022, 08:34 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,176
Posted By Bogdan
Just because a court ruled in certain way, or...

Just because a court ruled in certain way, or just because a law or legislation says so ... doesn't make it morally right.

What percent should do the father be paying of his disposable income ?...
Forum: Parenting Issues 08-10-2022, 06:23 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,093
Posted By Bogdan
@Tayken ... additionally, not only was I randomly...

@Tayken ... additionally, not only was I randomly denied my regularly scheduled weekends, I was then being denied equivalent weekend makeup time (as set out by amendments to our custody agreement to...
Forum: Parenting Issues 08-09-2022, 09:54 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,093
Posted By Bogdan
I'll also add that it helps to have a PA Day /...

I'll also add that it helps to have a PA Day / Stat Holiday clause that automatically extends weekends for who ever has her (into the extra day -- so you get the full long weekend).
Forum: Parenting Issues 08-09-2022, 09:52 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,093
Posted By Bogdan
More of an issue when there's no school (summer...

More of an issue when there's no school (summer or Covid), and pickups are EOD (which I had in earlier graduated steps) ... but basically I would make vacation plans for the weekend (notify Ex of...
Forum: Parenting Issues 08-08-2022, 07:37 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,093
Posted By Bogdan
I'll add one more strong recommendation for 2/2/5...

I'll add one more strong recommendation for 2/2/5 access.

Make sure to grab the Wednesday/Thursday instead of the Monday/Tuesday.

It helps mitigate issues (by giving you time) with access...
Forum: Financial Issues 08-08-2022, 07:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 166
Posted By Bogdan
Terryfyde makes a good point .. and I've also...

Terryfyde makes a good point .. and I've also used similar rules to block my ex from making any further motions due to non-compliance.

Yes .. contempt charges are hard, and so is chasing down...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 08-07-2022, 09:19 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,176
Posted By Bogdan
Quick google search (for cost of raising Downs)...

Quick google search (for cost of raising Downs) .. seems to show it's not that high and lower than people think.

Not sure what the other special needs / disability was in this case .. but I...
Forum: Parenting Issues 08-07-2022, 08:56 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,093
Posted By Bogdan
Ex has nanny .. so I guess that's why I never had...

Ex has nanny .. so I guess that's why I never had the problem you mentioned.

But yes .. "damned if I do, damned if I don't" ... there's no winning. It sounds like a sad realization .. but it...
Forum: Parenting Issues 08-07-2022, 08:50 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,093
Posted By Bogdan
Lol, I've had similar .. vacations plans ruined...

Lol, I've had similar .. vacations plans ruined because last minute EX needed to book our kid up for a (unexplained) doctors appointment that was somehow only available on my parenting time.

Had...
Forum: Financial Issues 08-07-2022, 08:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,320
Posted By Bogdan
I forgot: 4) Why can't we consider doing...

I forgot:

4) Why can't we consider doing what many European countries have ? : i.e. much lower CS amounts compared than here, default 50/50, and consequently much lower divorce costs and more...
Forum: Parenting Issues 08-07-2022, 08:08 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,093
Posted By Bogdan
Another plus for pickups in mornings instead end...

Another plus for pickups in mornings instead end of school ... this is coming from experience with my high conflict ex.

I've had (numerous) issues with my ex threatening and denying access .
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Forum: Parenting Issues 08-06-2022, 10:24 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,093
Posted By Bogdan
Hey .. If it's not broken for you, don't fix it...

Hey .. If it's not broken for you, don't fix it ...

I can only speak from experience .... this is more or less what we had ... the amount of back and forth conflict / communication that it...
Forum: Financial Issues 08-06-2022, 10:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,320
Posted By Bogdan
Allegedly. The facts are: She...

Allegedly.

The facts are:

She married the man and proceeded to have 4 kids with him.

She now essentially won the financial lottery, will comfortably never have to work a day in her life...
Forum: Parenting Issues 08-06-2022, 09:54 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,093
Posted By Bogdan
You've just described my Ex to the T. She loves...

You've just described my Ex to the T. She loves using that phrase "best interests" .. i.e. I'm going to deny you access because "best interest" , I'm going to ignore the agreement because "best...
Forum: Parenting Issues 08-06-2022, 07:01 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,093
Posted By Bogdan
In 2/2/3 .. you can make PA days work with some...

In 2/2/3 .. you can make PA days work with some kind of PA day clause that automatically extends the weekend for which ever party has her during the weekend (what I have).

With young children and...
Forum: Financial Issues 08-06-2022, 06:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 347
Posted By Bogdan
Yep .. that's my understanding from lawyers as...

Yep .. that's my understanding from lawyers as well ... didn't even know the rule existed, as the presumption is you pay full CS regardless of income level (including over 150k/year).
Forum: Financial Issues 08-06-2022, 06:47 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,320
Posted By Bogdan
Exactly... at these higher income amounts it's...

Exactly... at these higher income amounts it's not about the kids, and I believe the default is that there is no frozen 150K year, it's full amount.

I would love to have someone explain how its...
Forum: Financial Issues 08-06-2022, 06:31 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,320
Posted By Bogdan
Love the hypocrisy. My understanding is...

Love the hypocrisy.

My understanding is that this poster (Islandmom) got custody of the kids, got extremely high CS (and SS) -- essentially winning the lottery, never having to work again .. but...
Forum: Parenting Issues 08-02-2022, 05:02 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,093
Posted By Bogdan
100% agree .. with high conflict, avoid doing...

100% agree .. with high conflict, avoid doing alternating weeks especially when your kids are young (i.e. and you're taking them to extra-curriculars).

The 2/2/5/5 split mentioned is the way to...
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