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Forum: Financial Issues 08-13-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 820
Posted By Deputy Daddy
Thanks for the input, but I'm sorry I wasn't...

Thanks for the input, but I'm sorry I wasn't clear... We were 50/50 and I paid offset child support to her from 2006 until the kids came to live with me in 2015. I don't want to "squeeze" anyone, and...
Forum: Financial Issues 08-13-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 820
Posted By Deputy Daddy
Exchanging child support for pension?

I was on here regularly up until about 8 years ago, and things are going very well, but I have a question I would like some input with before I go to a lawyer with it...



Background: I had a...
Forum: Parenting Issues 06-10-2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,737
Posted By Deputy Daddy
I've had my kids out of school for a week at a...

I've had my kids out of school for a week at a time several times to go on vacation, and the school has absolutely no problem with that. In fact they encourage it as a learning experience. I started...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 03-14-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,026
Posted By Deputy Daddy
My ex (the kids mom) did exactly the same thing....

My ex (the kids mom) did exactly the same thing. Took off while I was at work, filed an emergency protection order saying I was dangerous to her and the kids, and made a demand for child support. I...
Forum: General Chat 03-20-2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,204
Posted By Deputy Daddy
I'm sorry, but in order to "pick your battles"...

I'm sorry, but in order to "pick your battles" you first have to have a battle to pick! I agree in the absence of verbal abuse this kind of interaction is healthy and necessary to co-parent a child. ...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 12-14-2011, 10:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,668
Posted By Deputy Daddy
Think of it this way.... the first trial was him...

Think of it this way.... the first trial was him against you. If he appeals, his first challenge will be him against the legal system that made the decision in the original trial.

Like others...
Forum: Parenting Issues 11-18-2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,039
Posted By Deputy Daddy
!!! Sounds like a non-issue for me because...

!!!

Sounds like a non-issue for me because I am renewing existing passports for my kids, but thanks for posting that information.

I have the passport papers in my car ready to submit but have...
Forum: Financial Issues 08-31-2011, 12:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,179
Posted By Deputy Daddy
One consideration would be that if you give her...

One consideration would be that if you give her the 50k now, she will have a huge bank account and you'll be in huge debt. If you ever get into a lawyer battle she's already won. Even if the...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 05-13-2011, 09:12 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,998
Posted By Deputy Daddy
Wow... I'm surprised at some of the bitter...

Wow... I'm surprised at some of the bitter responses you're getting here...

A 3 year old needs pretty much constant and undivided supervision and I can't see anyone doing a shift at work...
Forum: Divorce Support 04-20-2011, 08:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,272
Posted By Deputy Daddy
Sad to see this kind of thing, but I know it is...

Sad to see this kind of thing, but I know it is rampant.

If it were anyone else such as a friend making plans like that with a 15 year old school-mate it wouldn't be given a second thought....
Forum: Financial Issues 03-14-2011, 09:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,182
Posted By Deputy Daddy
I totally understand what you are saying... it...

I totally understand what you are saying... it doesn't matter how much income a family has, a person with that kind of selfish personality can blow it all without you even knowing.

Decide on a...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 02-23-2011, 10:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,133
Posted By Deputy Daddy
When my ex and I split we planned to do it...

When my ex and I split we planned to do it "properly" ourselves and avoid the lawyer pit by both being reasonable.

About 5 days after our separation date, she went to the police and took out an...
Forum: Parenting Issues 02-07-2011, 10:23 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,482
Posted By Deputy Daddy
If you're not opposed to learning french...

If you're not opposed to learning french yourself, take the opportunity to do so with your child. Kids love nothing more than to know something daddy doesn't or to teach their parents something. Let...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 01-20-2011, 10:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,938
Posted By Deputy Daddy
I suspect an $18,000 costs judgment will answer...

I suspect an $18,000 costs judgment will answer this question.
Forum: Financial Issues 11-12-2010, 04:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,191
Posted By Deputy Daddy
Her act of offering 50/50 custody in writing is...

Her act of offering 50/50 custody in writing is acknowleging that you'd be a suitable father so she no longer has grounds to ask for full custody herself. I'd say you've already won that battle.
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Forum: Divorce & Family Law 10-28-2010, 08:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,461
Posted By Deputy Daddy
My divorce was finalized last October and I can...

My divorce was finalized last October and I can promise you, it will last forever!
Forum: Parenting Issues 10-26-2010, 08:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,241
Posted By Deputy Daddy
Because they can.

Because they can.
Forum: Financial Issues 10-12-2010, 08:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,957
Posted By Deputy Daddy
I was in the same situation. I'm a saver by...

I was in the same situation. I'm a saver by nature and she was a spender by nature and it caused no end of stress. Now we're divorced and I'm still a saver and she's still a spender, but we're each...
Forum: Financial Issues 10-05-2010, 02:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,451
Posted By Deputy Daddy
50/50 is the default now, and unless she can show...

50/50 is the default now, and unless she can show you are abusive or the kids are otherwise at risk or it is impractical (distance, work schedules, etc...) you'll get the 50%. One parent has no more...
Forum: Financial Issues 10-01-2010, 08:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,008
Posted By Deputy Daddy
I went through this same procedure a couple of...

I went through this same procedure a couple of years ago. See this thread:

http://www.ottawadivorce.com/forum/f5/50-50-parents-claiming-equivalent-spouse-5573/

I sent in a re-assessment...
Forum: Divorce Support 09-24-2010, 09:39 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,888
Posted By Deputy Daddy
I'd do nothing at all if I were you. ...

I'd do nothing at all if I were you.

Emails are a wonderful thing. You can read them, or not, you can respond to them, or not, so there should be no stress on you at all.

They do make great...
Forum: General Chat 09-24-2010, 09:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,585
Posted By Deputy Daddy
I think it was the OP that was 13 minutes late...

I think it was the OP that was 13 minutes late with a drop-off, but either way your response is valid. If that really is all your ex has he'll get slapped silly by a judge.

DD
Forum: Parenting Issues 09-24-2010, 09:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,067
Posted By Deputy Daddy
Might work for some, but I would never want to do...

Might work for some, but I would never want to do it myself. It is very important to me that my kids are each others' best friends, and they really are. They are siblings and have their battles but...
Forum: Financial Issues 09-10-2010, 09:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,087
Posted By Deputy Daddy
We asked the lawyers to use their software to...

We asked the lawyers to use their software to equalize our incomes and it came out to within about 10% of what the offset amount would have been. I thought it would be a done-deal since you can't get...
Forum: Parenting Issues 09-07-2010, 09:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,242
Posted By Deputy Daddy
If your new man is willing to adopt, then please...

If your new man is willing to adopt, then please reconsider proposing that to your ex. You wouldn't be getting child support from the ex, if you ever receive anything anyway, but you'd be free and...
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