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Forum: Parenting Issues Yesterday, 03:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 104
Posted By Janus
A nanny provides benefits beyond that of simple...

A nanny provides benefits beyond that of simple child care. I would imagine that you would have to consider what portion of the nanny expense is for child care, and then count that as a S7 expense....
Forum: Financial Issues 01-14-2021, 11:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 830
Posted By Janus
You need a therapist, I think you are about to...

You need a therapist, I think you are about to fail even more. You don't want to do that.
Forum: Parenting Issues 01-14-2021, 11:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 144
Posted By Janus
Is there an active custody battle? Yes ...

Is there an active custody battle?

Yes

You make the kids do all the educating that is humanely possible. You do not want to get the label of the "anti-education" parent.

No

Take the...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 01-13-2021, 11:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 290
Posted By Janus
This is not as bad as you think. $300k is...

This is not as bad as you think. $300k is absolutely outrageous. Luckily, you know this in advance so you can dump this lawyer.



Unless your lawyer is secretely sleeping with the judge, he...
Forum: Financial Issues 01-12-2021, 09:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 830
Posted By Janus
Best case: Instead of making 120k and...

Best case:

Instead of making 120k and paying 30k in support, leaving you with 90k, you make 70k and pay 15k in support, leaving you 55k. You have lost 35k. Congratulations!

Likely case:...
Forum: Financial Issues 01-10-2021, 11:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 736
Posted By Janus
Why is he under any obligation to do anything? ...

Why is he under any obligation to do anything? If mom wants more money, let her go through the legwork of making that happen.

If (as you suggested) he deposits the extra funds into a special...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 01-10-2021, 11:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 304
Posted By Janus
It was not legal back then, so as an upstanding...

It was not legal back then, so as an upstanding citizen I would never have engaged in such behaviour.
Forum: Financial Issues 01-10-2021, 11:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 830
Posted By Janus
An amicable SPLIT means that you are still...

An amicable SPLIT means that you are still amicable even after you have split. A key part of the splitting is that you do not have sex with each other, but have sex with other people

If you are...
Forum: Financial Issues 01-06-2021, 10:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 736
Posted By Janus
Is it higher or lower than your previous amount? ...

Is it higher or lower than your previous amount?

If it is lower, don't expect them to file it on your behalf :)
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 01-06-2021, 10:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 304
Posted By Janus
I think that is the best concise description of a...

I think that is the best concise description of a factum that I have ever seen. The concept of a factum was the hardest for me to wrap my head around (back in the day) because it is never clearly...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 01-03-2021, 09:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 141
Posted By Janus
You can always try to file in Ottawa and see what...

You can always try to file in Ottawa and see what happens. I've often seen judges just accept the place where it was filed since the other potential location is not substantially better.
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 01-03-2021, 09:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 183
Posted By Janus
Why? The kids don't believe it, so it is not a...

Why? The kids don't believe it, so it is not a problem. All she is doing is annoying the kids.



You must get off on drama. I cannot imagine why else you would do that.




The fact...
Forum: Parenting Issues 12-23-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 330
Posted By Janus
You think your young kids are going to like...

You think your young kids are going to like living in some psychotic limbo where mommy and daddy are sorta together and sorta not?

Maybe I have been on this forum too long. Why do so many...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 12-23-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,561
Posted By Janus
I would have taken the 11k, that's more than you...

I would have taken the 11k, that's more than you are likely to get from the law society.
Forum: Financial Issues 12-23-2020, 11:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 725
Posted By Janus
That's how it worked for me. I made the claim,...

That's how it worked for me. I made the claim, and suddenly my ex was interested in negotiating :).
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 12-23-2020, 11:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 198
Posted By Janus
I've always maintained that fighting for 50% is...

I've always maintained that fighting for 50% is almost always worth it. This is true both in terms of your relationship with your kids and the financial aspects. Giving up on 50% is one of the...
Forum: Financial Issues 12-23-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 224
Posted By Janus
And I think as a little kick to the teeth, even...

And I think as a little kick to the teeth, even the non-filing parent has to pay the $50 fee.
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 12-23-2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 215
Posted By Janus
The damage to you son from having his parents...

The damage to you son from having his parents litigating in court will far outweigh any potential damage from COVID.

This even assumes that you would win an urgeny motion. Presumably you have...
Forum: Parenting Issues 12-23-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 330
Posted By Janus
Oh no, absolutely not. "We are getting along...

Oh no, absolutely not.

"We are getting along now. Let us wait until we hate each other and then try to separate things amicably".

The AC doesn't work well. Dad wants a new one, mom doesn't...
Forum: General Chat 12-09-2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 757
Posted By Janus
I'm not sure how much can be done, it was just...

I'm not sure how much can be done, it was just annoying. I told a friend to search for Ottawa Divorce Forum and she somehow ended up on that page.

I think the phrasing and subtitle of that page...
Forum: General Chat 12-09-2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 757
Posted By Janus
Parasite

Didn't this guy try to advertise here, or provide some low-quality answers?

Now he is trying to siphon away people searching for the forum.

https://clearwaylaw.com/tag/ottawa-divorce-forum/
Forum: Financial Issues 12-09-2020, 03:44 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,942
Posted By Janus
Think of divorce of splitting the gains and...

Think of divorce of splitting the gains and losses from a marriage. Some hypotheticals to illustrate:

Case 1

The wife would have been earning $120k per year, but because she dropped out of...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 12-01-2020, 04:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 757
Posted By Janus
Yeah, I think if this goes anywhere near a judge...

Yeah, I think if this goes anywhere near a judge you have a real chance to end up paying child support.

The house is definitely excluded, that's a dead end.

Best case scenario in court would be...
Forum: Financial Issues 11-25-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 725
Posted By Janus
If you want to be judged only behind your back,...

If you want to be judged only behind your back, hire a lawyer.



Just claim the child yourself. If she is claiming it at 100% and you claim it at 50%, CRA will get annoyed and stop paying...
Forum: Financial Issues 11-25-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 725
Posted By Janus
Even if he gets income imputed, it isn't going to...

Even if he gets income imputed, it isn't going to change much. The difference between 150+k and 10k is pretty much the same as the difference between 150+k and 25k.
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