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Forum: Parenting Issues 06-19-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,763
Posted By SingleDad12
I picked up a "guide to divorce for kids" book...

I picked up a "guide to divorce for kids" book when I was going through the process and also spoke to a counsellor who specialized in children. The book says to spin the concept of two homes in a...
Forum: Parenting Issues 06-14-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,328
Posted By SingleDad12
I hope calling the school helped. In my area,...

I hope calling the school helped. In my area, there is a psycometrist who travels from school to school in the district. She sees my daughter (now 11) every Friday to chat about things. She helps...
Forum: Parenting Issues 02-06-2013, 12:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,212
Posted By SingleDad12
I have sole custody of my daughter...went all the...

I have sole custody of my daughter...went all the way to pre trial. Access is basically 80% with me. Similar issues as you. Like others have said, document document document! Independent assessor...
Forum: Parenting Issues 01-30-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,250
Posted By SingleDad12
My motto throughout my separation and custody...

My motto throughout my separation and custody legal stuff was to walk lightly but carry a big stick. And that mean having to suck up a lot of irrational and hurtful behaviour....but I documented...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 01-30-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 920
Posted By SingleDad12
Wow...I'm really surprised at how low physical...

Wow...I'm really surprised at how low physical shared custody is! I suppose I'm a statistical anomaly as I was granted sole custody and primary residence of my then 9 year old daughter.
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 01-17-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 831
Posted By SingleDad12
My separation was also settled last minute at the...

My separation was also settled last minute at the pre trial conference so I know the relief you are feeling!! I was totally thinking I'd be in front of a judge. Congrats!! You can now begin to...
Forum: Financial Issues 01-14-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,887
Posted By SingleDad12
I took A as if they are away at post secondary,...

I took A as if they are away at post secondary, that child support payments would be suspended to you because he'd be paying his proportionate share of university expenses....which includes housing,...
Forum: Parenting Issues 01-14-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 12
Poll: Would you?
Views: 1,997
Posted By SingleDad12
My ex refused to tell me her new address as well...

My ex refused to tell me her new address as well when she first moved out. I know it was in the same town, but she refused. Thing is...she agreed that she would pick up our daughter from me and I...
Forum: Parenting Issues 12-18-2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,428
Posted By SingleDad12
To me, it's not about Santa, or the Easter Bunny,...

To me, it's not about Santa, or the Easter Bunny, or the Tooth Fairy. I believed in all those things growing up and even though they ended up being a "lie" I never saw my parents as being...
Forum: Parenting Issues 12-03-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,511
Posted By SingleDad12
Definitely agree with counselling. Check your...

Definitely agree with counselling. Check your local school to see if they have a "Rainbows" program...it's usually done right at the school...and deals with loss of any kind. Could be from a death,...
Forum: Parenting Issues 11-29-2012, 10:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,376
Posted By SingleDad12
When I went through my separation a few years...

When I went through my separation a few years ago, my step daughter (I know not the same) was 17 years old. I know how moody teenagers can get...and I know how emotional they can be.

Consider...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 11-28-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,159
Posted By SingleDad12
My understanding (and If I'm wrong someone point...

My understanding (and If I'm wrong someone point it out!) is that child support concentrates on the best interests of the child. The division of property is a different thing altogether.

The...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 11-23-2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,180
Posted By SingleDad12
Joint custody would mean that your ex will be...

Joint custody would mean that your ex will be involved in major decision making (education, religion, health). If you two already keep eachother apprised of those types of things, then there is...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 11-23-2012, 12:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,864
Posted By SingleDad12
This one was caught, but on an offer to settle my...

This one was caught, but on an offer to settle my lawyer put HIS ex-wife's first name instead of my my soon to be ex's name! He was pretty embarrassed at that. Grant it, they both started with the...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 11-22-2012, 02:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,501
Posted By SingleDad12
Hammerdad....you are right on all counts here!!!

Hammerdad....you are right on all counts here!!!
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 11-22-2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,501
Posted By SingleDad12
Wow... I think your kids are of the age...

Wow...

I think your kids are of the age where what they "want" will hold some weight in any legal proceeding. The 15 year old for sure. I know it's easy to get caught up in the "why doesn't he...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 11-22-2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,842
Posted By SingleDad12
My understanding...and there are more...

My understanding...and there are more knowledgeable people who I hope will chime in, is that you can get a court order to sell the matrimonial home. My advice for you is to retain a lawyer who can...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 11-22-2012, 11:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,842
Posted By SingleDad12
Found this on the internet.... "Separation...

Found this on the internet....

"Separation occurs when a couple, married or common-law, no longer lives together as a couple. You do not have to see a lawyer, go to court, or have a ‘legal...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 11-21-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,946
Posted By SingleDad12
As others have said, I'd work with the dates from...

As others have said, I'd work with the dates from the grandparents. There is plenty of notice here...which is actually very considerate. Look at the calendar and see if it goes over your access...
Forum: Parenting Issues 11-21-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,265
Posted By SingleDad12
A Kim Mitchell fan! Great tune by the way!

A Kim Mitchell fan! Great tune by the way!
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 11-21-2012, 10:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,466
Posted By SingleDad12
My court order states that if there are major...

My court order states that if there are major disagreements that we are to use a mediator.

"If X still disagrees with sole custody parent, the issues should be mediated/arbitrated with Drummond...
Forum: Parenting Issues 11-19-2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,286
Posted By SingleDad12
Caranna....yep!! I did all those things too!! ...

Caranna....yep!! I did all those things too!!

I also went swimming on a full stomach, rode a bike without a helmet and drank water from a garden hose without falling deathly sick!

Summer was...
Forum: Parenting Issues 11-19-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,286
Posted By SingleDad12
Different times indeed...cant really look back at...

Different times indeed...cant really look back at what we did when we were kids.

When I was 10, I walked home alone...went in the back door of the house because it was never locked. No need for...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 11-15-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,536
Posted By SingleDad12
I suppose it would depend on if you brought those...

I suppose it would depend on if you brought those heirlooms into the marriage, or if they were given to you while you were married...

I agree that herilooms should stay with whoever's family it...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 11-15-2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,567
Posted By SingleDad12
Same thing happened to me. The lien is your ex's...

Same thing happened to me. The lien is your ex's responsibility and must be paid out before the property is put into your sole name. If it's not a lot of money, you could just pay it if you wanted...
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