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Forum: General Chat 04-13-2007, 04:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,031
Posted By mom22galz
You pay it forward...

Every day with all your insight on these forums, LV!!
Forum: Parenting Issues 03-21-2007, 02:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,450
Posted By mom22galz
Lol!!

Yes, LV, I already knew you weren't a lawyer or whatnot, you've consistently stated same all alongh!! That said, I did get the concept Grace was trying to convey ;)

My concern about not having...
Forum: Parenting Issues 03-20-2007, 11:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,450
Posted By mom22galz
Thanks everyone, for all your perspectives :) ...

Thanks everyone, for all your perspectives :)

LV, not sure what you mean by:

Would this be the route to take without having formalized custody papers? Or if I did have them?? I very much see...
Forum: Parenting Issues 03-19-2007, 04:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,450
Posted By mom22galz
Question Maybe the time has come to formalize??

This question is mainly for LV, but I welcome everyone's input -- Grace, you around??

Over 6 months have elapsed since the ex physically left the family home.

He had been couch surfing with...
Forum: Political Issues 03-14-2007, 11:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,595
Posted By mom22galz
Hi Grace! So glad to see you back on the...

Hi Grace!

So glad to see you back on the forums. I've been thinking about you and how you are managing. I'm only 6 months into the full physical separation and tough times are at hand. But...
Forum: Political Issues 03-08-2007, 06:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,712
Posted By mom22galz
Hey DD, I'm not personally opposed to the idea. ...

Hey DD, I'm not personally opposed to the idea. Heck, if you look at some old posts of mine, before the physical seperation, I initially wanted it that way. But things change.

Yet another sad...
Forum: Political Issues 03-08-2007, 12:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,712
Posted By mom22galz
The debate on default shared parenting has been...

The debate on default shared parenting has been around for quite a while. Ever since the Feds began looking at changes to the Divorce Act to replace the term "custody and access" with "shared...
Forum: Political Issues 03-07-2007, 12:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,808
Posted By mom22galz
Smile Here's to LV

I second that (or 3rd, 4th, 5th it!)

Anyhow, LV, you've been a life saver for many of us on this forum with the velocity of your logic ;)

I work in the OPS (don't shoot) and directly with 2...
Forum: Parenting Issues 02-23-2007, 03:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,065
Posted By mom22galz
OH please DeniseM, you don't sound mean!! Yours...

OH please DeniseM, you don't sound mean!! Yours is exactly the type of perspective I need in addition to the legalities. Only those who have gone through it can really appreciate how it affects our...
Forum: Parenting Issues 02-23-2007, 10:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,065
Posted By mom22galz
Whoa - that sounds harsh, LV! :eek: I like...

Whoa - that sounds harsh, LV! :eek:

I like the letter concept for a paper trail, as others on the forums have been advised. But changing the number?? Isn't that PAS??? He claims that he can't...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 02-22-2007, 03:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,608
Posted By mom22galz
Sorry for your loss

I have no answers for you re: legalities, OB1.

But did want to offer heart felt symapthies to you. May you find peace as you struggle with your best friend's death on top of everything else!
Forum: Parenting Issues 02-22-2007, 01:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,065
Posted By mom22galz
Alarming Phone Conversations

My ex has decided not to visit his kids but still speaks to them on the phone. This contact is sporadic at best. At times, he'll call several times per week. At others, weeks will pass without a...
Forum: Parenting Issues 02-22-2007, 12:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,128
Posted By mom22galz
Always a fountain of info LV!

With those legal refs I've no hesitation to persue counselling for my DD. Have my own appt Feb 28 so will ask for a referral to a child psychologist at that point.

Has anyone heard from...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 02-21-2007, 01:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,484
Posted By mom22galz
Not re: the 2005 article, but the new 2007...

Not re: the 2005 article, but the new 2007 Ontario FRO announcement that's been on the news this week.

Related links:
http://www.mcss.gov.on.ca/mcss/english/news/releases/070219.htm
...
Forum: Parenting Issues 02-21-2007, 12:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,128
Posted By mom22galz
Thanks LV... I thought I still needed his consent...

Thanks LV... I thought I still needed his consent because we have nothing in writing re: custody.

It's the power and control dynamics of an abusive relationship that often makes joint therapy...
Forum: Parenting Issues 02-20-2007, 03:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,128
Posted By mom22galz
Family Mediation

Quick summary before the Q -- ex moved out summer 06, has only seen kids once since school began, no xmas or bday gifts, no child support. He moved in with his sister 1.5 hrs away in the fall, and...
Forum: Common Law Issues 02-13-2007, 11:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,921
Posted By mom22galz
Thanks as always...

His conduct has been virtually deplorable, borderline child abuse IMHO. Have several taped conversations (yes, he knew I was recording them and even said as much on the tape!) Discusses issues w/an...
Forum: Common Law Issues 02-12-2007, 01:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,921
Posted By mom22galz
Timeframes -- Common law, Ontario

LV or someone, can you pls give me the specific times involved herein??

De Facto Custody:
Ex has moved out close to 6 months ago, but we were seperate and apart under the same roof for much...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 10-04-2006, 03:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,401
Posted By mom22galz
not neccessarily

Hi Still Smiling,

Per the rules of legislative interpretation, "including" = not limited to. It's not an exhaustive list.

While the judge's statement may seem more specific, it still allows...
Forum: Common Law Issues 10-03-2006, 10:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,704
Posted By mom22galz
[QUOTE=logicalvelocity] A common-law partner...

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A common-law partner must bring a claim for spousal support within one year after the relationship ends, after which the claim will be barred by statute.

lv,

Is this...
Forum: Introductions 09-27-2006, 03:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,038
Posted By mom22galz
Angry Sadly, it's quite common

Hi StandingMyGround,

Unfortunately, the tactics your ex is employing are very common amongst abusive ex-partners. It's all about maintaining power and control over you. The Ontario Women's...
Forum: Parenting Issues 09-13-2006, 11:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,744
Posted By mom22galz
Help: the ex doesn't want to talk to his kids...

I'm well aware that maintaining a close relationship with both parents post-separation in best for the children. And I've been doing my best to encourage same. However, for the first 2 weeks after...
Forum: Parenting Issues 09-11-2006, 10:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,722
Posted By mom22galz
Thanks so much for the thorough analysis, LV. ...

Thanks so much for the thorough analysis, LV. So, either way -- by selling the home and moving, or by bringing in a tennant, I'm effecting a material change. That's harsh. I'd never budgeted to...
Forum: Parenting Issues 09-08-2006, 11:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,722
Posted By mom22galz
Thanks as always LV. That's just the perspective...

Thanks as always LV. That's just the perspective I needed. Reading someone else confirm my own notions is refreshing! I really don't like to put myself in the "abuse victim" camp (not that anyone...
Forum: Parenting Issues 09-07-2006, 12:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,722
Posted By mom22galz
I agree 100% in terms of a future custody battle,...

I agree 100% in terms of a future custody battle, LV. I'd much rather let a de facto situation become well established.

My fear though is with no paperwork in place, he'll show up at school one...
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