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Forum: Financial Issues Today, 12:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 71
Posted By Janus
Pensions are split upon a divorce, and you...

Pensions are split upon a divorce, and you generally do not get support from an asset that has been equalized (that is known as double dipping). You do however get the cash, which can be used to...
Forum: Financial Issues Today, 11:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 492
Posted By Janus
Why the rush? Let her file with FRO first, so...

Why the rush? Let her file with FRO first, so that she can be the one to instigate the conflict. Then you try to change things on consent, then you go to court. Your reason for going to court is...
Forum: Introductions Today, 11:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 83
Posted By Janus
Most people consider their ex to be some sort of...

Most people consider their ex to be some sort of narcissist. Since we care for our children, and the ex wants to do something different than we want, then they must care for them less, and care...
Forum: Financial Issues Today, 10:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 492
Posted By Janus
I think FRO will follow the court order. In your...

I think FRO will follow the court order. In your case, that evidently has you paying a lot more, so you are going to have to get it changed.


Not paying June was a mistake, given your massive...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law Today, 10:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 339
Posted By Janus
You're in a foul mood this morning rockscan :)

You're in a foul mood this morning rockscan :)
Forum: Political Issues 06-15-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 174
Posted By Janus
Why? Equalization seems to be fairly...

Why? Equalization seems to be fairly straightforward:

Person A: $100k
Person B: $80k
Person C: $30k

A gives $30k to C
B gives $10k to C

Custody standard is best interests of child. So,...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 06-13-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 198
Posted By Janus
You write up the agreement yourselves. You each...

You write up the agreement yourselves. You each pay for one hour with a lawyer. Total cost $400-$800 depending on how much you feel like spending on a lawyer.



Honestly, you have some very...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 06-13-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 198
Posted By Janus
What is the difference between a "private...

What is the difference between a "private equalization payment amongst ourselves" and "an equalization payment"?


You don't have to do anything ever. Presumably though you want to move on with...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 06-13-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 213
Posted By Janus
"Our" lawyer? You didn't get independent...

"Our" lawyer?


You didn't get independent legal advice, the agreement can be easily overturned.



It depends if the SS is needs based or compensatory. It is relevant to the former, mostly...
Forum: Financial Issues 06-12-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 583
Posted By Janus
You cannot come to an agreement now, so your plan...

You cannot come to an agreement now, so your plan is to not come to an agreement and fight over it later? Are you serious?


To answer your question: It is not mandatory. However, not having...
Forum: Financial Issues 06-12-2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 492
Posted By Janus
There is relatively little case law for CS in...

There is relatively little case law for CS in shared parenting.


That said, your situation is entirely different. Piggybank knows what he has to pay, and is looking to not pay because it...
Forum: Financial Issues 06-12-2018, 09:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 492
Posted By Janus
Generally speaking, unilaterally stopping CS...

Generally speaking, unilaterally stopping CS payments is a bad idea.

If you are certain you will be getting the $3000 back at some point, then borrow the money from the bank. You can probably get...
Forum: Financial Issues 06-11-2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 167
Posted By Janus
Sign up with FRO, let them worry about it. ...

Sign up with FRO, let them worry about it.


From what I've heard on the forum, I think they consider anything up to 30 days late or so to be "on time".
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 06-11-2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 155
Posted By Janus
Congratulations! It is very possible,...

Congratulations!



It is very possible, probably happens quite often.


Of course not, otherwise the mediation would not be "closed". The entire point of closed mediation is that the draft...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 06-07-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 206
Posted By Janus
Unfortunately, there is a massive level of false...

Unfortunately, there is a massive level of false accusations as a custody battle tactic. Some innocents get caught up in the crossfire.



Find some research that supports that statement, bring...
Forum: Financial Issues 06-07-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 304
Posted By Janus
Do you have evidence of the instability of the...

Do you have evidence of the instability of the previous job?



That dispenses with the material change of circumstances concern. Since negotiations have broken down, you will negotiate through...
Forum: Financial Issues 06-07-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 304
Posted By Janus
Well, that narrows your range of options...

Well, that narrows your range of options considerably.



Good deeds count for nothing in family law. In fact, good deeds are usually used against you. In this instance, your actions...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 06-07-2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 147
Posted By Janus
1) If the entire process has been on consent, why...

1) If the entire process has been on consent, why would you get costs? Costs are awarded because the other side took a position that was not reasonable, given the final judgement.


2) If the...
Forum: Parenting Issues 06-06-2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 573
Posted By Janus
That was spot on :) The law is that until...

That was spot on :)


The law is that until the kid is 16, you don't have the unmitigated right to let them stay home alone. You can always be held responsible, and the government is free to...
Forum: Parenting Issues 06-05-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 573
Posted By Janus
Believe it or not, I think the law in Ontario is,...

Believe it or not, I think the law in Ontario is, in theory, that kids cannot be alone until they are 16. I'll see if I can dig up a source for that, I could be completely wrong.

The "10 year...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 06-05-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 253
Posted By Janus
Then just say no to his request.

Then just say no to his request.
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 06-05-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 253
Posted By Janus
Why do you have an issue? He might finish work...

Why do you have an issue? He might finish work early... or have some other plan.



However you want. You are providing an indulgence. Say "prove it in a way that makes me happy". If he...
Forum: Financial Issues 06-05-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 236
Posted By Janus
It is important for me to add my own unique...

It is important for me to add my own unique observation here, potentially different from all other posters!:




(ahem)


You should sign up with FRO. In your case, there are almost no...
Forum: Financial Issues 06-05-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 583
Posted By Janus
Inheritance was kept in a separate account. I...

Inheritance was kept in a separate account. I think it is safe, she has almost zero chance of getting it.





Agreed 100% with every paragraph.
Forum: Parenting Issues 06-05-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 158
Posted By Janus
Dear ex, As it says in our agreement, in...

Dear ex,

As it says in our agreement, in 3(d), you must consult with me in writing before registering the kids in activities if you wish to share the cost, or if it takes place during my time. I...
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