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Forum: Financial Issues 08-24-2007, 08:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,609
Posted By workingthruit
The Tax Man

My ex and I split in Feb 2005.
We didn't finalize an agreement until May 2006.

So I owed for back spousal based on the agreement for 2005.
What year do I claim that in?
CRA wants the order and...
Forum: Financial Issues 08-17-2007, 11:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,298
Posted By workingthruit
just learning

it was only a first appearance apparantly

they served me their response that morning - I'll write more when I have a few moments, but regardless - it was a month past the deadline for serving me,...
Forum: Financial Issues 08-17-2007, 11:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,206
Posted By workingthruit
thanks so much

this is helpful.

thank you for the effort
Forum: Financial Issues 08-14-2007, 06:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,206
Posted By workingthruit
Unhappy What counts?

Do RRSPs count as income for SS and CS calculations?
Can they not be considered "Non-recurring payments" under sec.17?

Do Severance packages count as income for SS and CS calculations?
Can they...
Forum: Divorce Support 08-12-2007, 08:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,697
Posted By workingthruit
Agree - What do YOU want?

I agree with the previous poster.

This is your decision.
You need to decide what you want.
Ultimatums won't help.

Be clear, completely honest, and 100% open when you discuss your desire for...
Forum: Common Law Issues 08-12-2007, 08:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,035
Posted By workingthruit
It ain't love - it's just good business

Personally I think cohab and prenup agreements are an expression of love
At the end trying to settle who get's what/who's entitled to what with two people who don't like each other - in some cases...
Forum: Introductions 08-12-2007, 08:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,553
Posted By workingthruit
Talking Maybe a reintroduction

My new partner actually set this profile up and this is the first time I've used it.
Seems like an interesting site.
She's wonderful and supportive. (and right here LOL)

We're good people at the...
Forum: Financial Issues 08-12-2007, 08:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,298
Posted By workingthruit
Annual Reconciliations and RRSPs

I have a long but interesting and unique situation. I appreciate the effort anyone takes to read the whole thing and who may respond/comment.

I have several questions from anyone who is familiar...
Forum: Parenting Issues 08-12-2007, 06:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,261
Posted By workingthruit
Sorry for not seeing this one sooner

Definitely you can stop her.

The same thing kind of happened to me (different circumstances) but she tried to move without consent, and that was before the case conference and custody had been...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 08-09-2007, 02:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,503
Posted By workingthruit
tombiosis - something else you need be aware...

tombiosis -

something else you need be aware of - you are ineligible to claim for CCTB if you paid child support for the child.

we have 50/50 access, and a court order saying each parent can...
Forum: Common Law Issues 03-31-2007, 05:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,451
Posted By workingthruit
Our lawyer advised that my SO's ex would...

Our lawyer advised that my SO's ex would unsuccessful on her unjust enrichment claim ... VERY similar circumstances.

First at Case Conference, and then at Settlement Conference the judge STRONGLY...
Forum: Financial Issues 03-27-2007, 03:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,255
Posted By workingthruit
since you already have basically 50/50 with your...

since you already have basically 50/50 with your son, why not ask for alternate weeks?

his income is so much higher than yours, he would still be required to pay at least as much child-support as...
Forum: Financial Issues 03-23-2007, 03:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,827
Posted By workingthruit
amen FL! Good for you! I am also a woman who...

amen FL! Good for you!

I am also a woman who refused to even ask for SS.

Mostly cause I am an adult, I support myself.

I made choices that mean my income was lower than my ex-spouses, but...
Forum: Political Issues 03-20-2007, 11:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,513
Posted By workingthruit
I would also love to share our experience with...

I would also love to share our experience with the family 'justice' system in any way that might be influential to change.

Amen to change!!!!
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 03-07-2007, 12:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,561
Posted By workingthruit
you sure can - my mom just did it yesterday! ...

you sure can - my mom just did it yesterday!

They went to the courthouse together, filed jointly, and there is no mention of finances or division of property anywhere.

What I might suggest you...
Forum: Parenting Issues 03-01-2007, 12:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,765
Posted By workingthruit
If your kids are old enough, allow them to be the...

If your kids are old enough, allow them to be the 'mules' - i.e. - label gifts, etc as being from the kids ... the adults will all know who did the shopping/paying, but the kids will be the givers. ...
Forum: Financial Issues 02-06-2007, 10:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,915
Posted By workingthruit
excellent questions. shows the the complete lack...

excellent questions. shows the the complete lack of balance in the system, doesn't it!

I wish there was a fair answer to yoru questions - all I can say is this: keep fighting.

I think it was...
Forum: Financial Issues 01-30-2007, 04:32 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 20,315
Posted By workingthruit
I know why too Decent Dad - cause not all of us...

I know why too Decent Dad - cause not all of us are "decent" - some of us are greedy, and manipulative and use our children, our sex, our 'helplessness' to continue to milk our ex-spouse for as long...
Forum: Financial Issues 01-26-2007, 01:29 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 20,315
Posted By workingthruit
Thanks mominont I thought maybe I was living...

Thanks mominont

I thought maybe I was living in the twilight zone, where I was the only woman left alive who thought this way!

Congrats on the hard work you do - although, you, like myself,...
Forum: Financial Issues 01-25-2007, 04:55 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 20,315
Posted By workingthruit
Nice generalization. But wrong. I do...

Nice generalization.

But wrong.

I do ALL those things - AND work full-time.
Most of the working moms I know do too ... we don't have cleaning ladies, or nannies, or "let daycares raise our...
Forum: Financial Issues 01-25-2007, 03:07 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 20,315
Posted By workingthruit
I agree with you Denisem, it is "priceless" - but...

I agree with you Denisem, it is "priceless" - but women who work full-time jobs do all those things too ... don't they?
Yet, they don't expect to be compensated at the end of a marriage for doing...
Forum: Financial Issues 01-25-2007, 01:03 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 20,315
Posted By workingthruit
Don't you think that at $70,000 per year she is...

Don't you think that at $70,000 per year she is supporting her own children?? I know that's likely a novel idea for you - since you seem to believe your ex is a bank, but I would say that at her...
Forum: Financial Issues 01-25-2007, 12:54 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 20,315
Posted By workingthruit
maybe you offer to take a minor reduction now,...

maybe you offer to take a minor reduction now, and increase reductions on a sliding scale?

If you got a job working 20hrs/wkx$7.50 hr, that would be $150/week gross, you should be able to reduce...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 01-25-2007, 12:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,515
Posted By workingthruit
name quandry

I understand where you are coming from with the name issue -

I changed my name back to my maiden name after the seperation agreement was signed (in my married name), but before we filed for...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 01-16-2007, 03:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,828
Posted By workingthruit
its awesome that Dad is being at least decently...

its awesome that Dad is being at least decently treated in this case ... although frankly, still not anywhere close to being considered an 'equal' parent, although there is still hope.

what really...
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