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Forum: Financial Issues 06-17-2021, 11:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By Kinso
Bigamy Criminal Code of Canada: 290 (1)...

Bigamy

Criminal Code of Canada:

290 (1) Every one commits bigamy who

(a) in Canada,

(i) being married, goes through a form of marriage with another person,
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 06-14-2021, 09:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 265
Posted By Kinso
I am a practicing family lawyer in Toronto, but...

I am a practicing family lawyer in Toronto, but I'm not throwing my hat in the ring (too busy right now for new files).

The above names are great. You will not go wrong with any of them.
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 06-02-2021, 07:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 439
Posted By Kinso
I’m going to speak as a lawyer who has worked...

I’m going to speak as a lawyer who has worked with home equity to pay the accounts many times.

No, we don’t stretch the case to service our own interests. We can’t, it’s up to the parties to fight...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 06-01-2021, 07:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 439
Posted By Kinso
Many lawyers (myself included) will defer fees to...

Many lawyers (myself included) will defer fees to the sale of the home. You may want to reach out to some lawyers in your area and see if they'd be willing to do this. You may not have liquidity, but...
Forum: Financial Issues 05-26-2021, 12:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 978
Posted By Kinso
It's rare (but not impossible) for LAO to go...

It's rare (but not impossible) for LAO to go after an individual. Since lawyers have reporting obligations to LAO it's more likely they'll go after a lawyer who isn't fulfilling that requirement.
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 05-26-2021, 08:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 392
Posted By Kinso
Do not take legal advice from the court staff....

Do not take legal advice from the court staff. Run this by a lawyer.
Forum: Common Law Issues 05-23-2021, 06:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,258
Posted By Kinso
People always have the right to enter into...

People always have the right to enter into cohabitation/marriage contracts to limit the role of the state in their lives.
Forum: General Chat 05-22-2021, 04:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 379
Posted By Kinso
It's almost as if there is an entire profession...

It's almost as if there is an entire profession devoted to this issue.
Forum: General Chat 05-22-2021, 01:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 230
Posted By Kinso
Possibly. They should contact Legal Aid...

Possibly.

They should contact Legal Aid Alberta:

https://www.legalaid.ab.ca
Forum: Financial Issues 05-19-2021, 11:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 978
Posted By Kinso
Yes, if you qualify. Only way to find out...

Yes, if you qualify.

Only way to find out is if you call Legal Aid.
Forum: Financial Issues 05-17-2021, 09:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,123
Posted By Kinso
Non-taxable disability income is still income for...

Non-taxable disability income is still income for support purposes. If it's non-taxable then it needs to be 'grossed up'.

For example, $50,000 employment income is $50,000 for support purposes. ...
Forum: Financial Issues 05-13-2021, 09:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,183
Posted By Kinso
This is my bet too. I've been the lawyer in that...

This is my bet too. I've been the lawyer in that situation... it's never fun. CYA letters fill the file.

(CYA = Cover your ass)
Forum: Financial Issues 05-12-2021, 07:51 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,183
Posted By Kinso
That's what cross examination is for. Are...

That's what cross examination is for.

Are you going to lie under oath?
Forum: Financial Issues 05-12-2021, 06:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,183
Posted By Kinso
Absolutely. Trueblue22, get a second...

Absolutely.

Trueblue22, get a second opinion.
Forum: Financial Issues 05-12-2021, 05:49 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,183
Posted By Kinso
Q

Q. Ma'am did you have a housekeeper prior to the date of separation?

A: No.

Q. Why did you hire a housekeeper after you separated?

A: My lawyer told me to to increase my spousal support...
Forum: Financial Issues 05-12-2021, 12:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,183
Posted By Kinso
His income (subject to the comments on...

His income (subject to the comments on post-separation increases) is a relevant factor (as is yours). Maintaining absolute parity in standard of living is not. Reiterating your frustrations about the...
Forum: Financial Issues 05-12-2021, 12:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,183
Posted By Kinso
The inclusion of post-separation increases of...

The inclusion of post-separation increases of income is fact specific. In some situations it's possible, in other's it's not. The fact that you were married to him when he started his career is not...
Forum: Financial Issues 05-12-2021, 12:49 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,183
Posted By Kinso
No it isn't. It's not possible to divide one...

No it isn't. It's not possible to divide one household into two and maintain the same standard of living.

His obligations to you and the children do consider his income, but maintaining the same...
Forum: Financial Issues 05-11-2021, 08:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 223
Posted By Kinso
Your income for support purposes includes...

Your income for support purposes includes overtime.
Forum: Financial Issues 05-10-2021, 08:05 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,183
Posted By Kinso
Find out from the bank what the consequences are...

Find out from the bank what the consequences are for not renewing. Sometimes it just converts to an open mortgage at a higher interest rate. Not ideal, but not a forced sale.
Forum: Financial Issues 05-06-2021, 10:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 249
Posted By Kinso
Actually, with the existing Order and the recent...

Actually, with the existing Order and the recent Michel v. Graydon, 2020 SCC 24 case, you can probably ask for an adjustment back to the most recent final order.
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 05-02-2021, 10:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 742
Posted By Kinso
You don't need a 6B for an offer to settle. In...

You don't need a 6B for an offer to settle. In fact they shouldn't be filed with the court at all (until the Judge needs them for costs purposes).
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 04-26-2021, 08:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 476
Posted By Kinso
God your name is appropriate. Those who...

God your name is appropriate.

Those who recklessly infect others, or allow infections, should be charged.
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 04-22-2021, 05:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 454
Posted By Kinso
A memorandum of understanding is not necessarily...

A memorandum of understanding is not necessarily a domestic contract. Usually mediators don't draft domestic contracts.

Did it comply with the formal requirements of the Family Law Act? Signed...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 04-18-2021, 10:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,001
Posted By Kinso
Oh its for sure freeman/OPCA nonsense. But you...

Oh its for sure freeman/OPCA nonsense. But you never know who else might read these posts. Ottdiv is likely a lost cause, but casual readers might be sucked into the nonsense.
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