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Forum: Divorce & Family Law 08-01-2021, 02:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 599
Posted By Stillbreathing
According to my lawyer, excluding your children...

According to my lawyer, excluding your children from your will is possible but not automatic just because you put it your will. The courts consider your children to be your legal and rightful heirs....
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 07-29-2021, 11:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 599
Posted By Stillbreathing
In my case I will have to keep all the...

In my case I will have to keep all the documentation for my children when my STBX passes away so that they have ammunition to sue his estate. He is missing a large chunk of his brain (literally) and...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 07-12-2021, 03:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 410
Posted By Stillbreathing
You ask for an adjournment. My ex has...

You ask for an adjournment. My ex has successfully stalled snd avoided trial for 10 years now. Make a reasonable offer to settle laying out in detail the steps and time frame to arrive at 50/50. You...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 06-28-2021, 03:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 636
Posted By Stillbreathing
That’s obviously not a realistic offer and to add...

That’s obviously not a realistic offer and to add a bit of humour… when they are teens he’ll be begging and paying you to take them back.
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 06-21-2021, 12:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 718
Posted By Stillbreathing
The only time I had my kids in JK private school...

The only time I had my kids in JK private school (Montessori) was when public school JK was only 1/2 day and I worked therefor needed a full day of childcare. The cost of before and after school care...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 05-28-2021, 08:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 592
Posted By Stillbreathing
If she can’t buy you out then the house will need...

If she can’t buy you out then the house will need to be sold. If you are not living in the matrimonial home but she is then you can request she pay you occupation rent until it is sold. If she does...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 05-26-2021, 08:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 550
Posted By Stillbreathing
Let me tell you a thing about costs. Generally...

Let me tell you a thing about costs. Generally speaking...they’re bullshit. I have been litigating for ten years so I do have an onset or two of experience. During that time my ex has breached orders...
Forum: General Chat 05-24-2021, 10:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 859
Posted By Stillbreathing
First of all, I’m so sorry for your loss....

First of all, I’m so sorry for your loss. Although you have been separated for two years, this is a person who you were married to and share a history with and children.

It must have been...
Forum: Divorce Support 05-23-2021, 04:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 821
Posted By Stillbreathing
You haven’t mentioned intensive couples...

You haven’t mentioned intensive couples counselling. Have the two of you attended marriage counselling? If you have and that is unsuccessful, then you can leave your marriage with a clear conscience...
Forum: Financial Issues 05-20-2021, 09:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,236
Posted By Stillbreathing
In order to qualify your income has to be far...

In order to qualify your income has to be far below the poverty line or $0. In addition you can have NO assets. If the matrimonial home sells and that money is sitting in trust and you are unable to...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 05-19-2021, 11:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,895
Posted By Stillbreathing
We both agreed to go to trial and 10 years later...

We both agreed to go to trial and 10 years later are still waiting. Right now with the pandemic and the courts being backlogged beyond belief, unless your issues involve the life and death of your...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 05-19-2021, 09:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,895
Posted By Stillbreathing
How long to go to trial in Ontario? You really...

How long to go to trial in Ontario? You really want an answer? Are you sure? It depends on the other party and how good their lawyer(s) are at stalling. Take my case for instance. We have been...
Forum: Financial Issues 05-19-2021, 09:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 440
Posted By Stillbreathing
Both sides prepare briefs on their positions and...

Both sides prepare briefs on their positions and financial statements. My experience was that initially we all came together with the mediator in the boardroom and he spoke to us about the purpose...
Forum: Financial Issues 05-06-2021, 10:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 361
Posted By Stillbreathing
Disclosure question

As many of you know, I have been stuck in litigation with my ex for the past 10 years with no issues settled. We have a seventh arb date coming up in the next few months and I’m not holding my...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 04-30-2021, 02:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,545
Posted By Stillbreathing
Sorry to burst your bubble but you are wasting...

Sorry to burst your bubble but you are wasting your money if you think a judge is going to “support your daughter’s wishes to have her mother out of her life”. If anything, this will backfire for you...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 04-26-2021, 09:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 600
Posted By Stillbreathing
If the father lives, I hope he makes an emergency...

If the father lives, I hope he makes an emergency application for sole custody. If he dies can you imagine the permanent psychological damage to that child who will blame themselves for causing their...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 04-26-2021, 07:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 600
Posted By Stillbreathing
Parent should be criminally charged

I don’t want to give too much detail about this couple, nor how I know them, but I just have to vent.
The couple are separated. Mother has custody. Child was visiting with father when father...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 04-23-2021, 05:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 248
Posted By Stillbreathing
Offer to settle

I made a detailed, severable offer to settle a while back which was ignored and has since expired. Does this offer protect me so that I can receive costs when we go to arbitration or do I need to...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 04-23-2021, 05:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,727
Posted By Stillbreathing
Contact the hospital medical records department...

Contact the hospital medical records department directly and request your children’s medical records for the date they were seen. You are a 50/50 parent, therefor, for a small fee they will send you...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 04-16-2021, 09:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 438
Posted By Stillbreathing
In my experience this is just par for the course....

In my experience this is just par for the course. My ex has had several different lawyers over the course of our ongoing 10 year litigation and they all seem to communicate this way. To save my...
Forum: Parenting Issues 04-05-2021, 11:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 874
Posted By Stillbreathing
The above posters are providing excellent advice...

The above posters are providing excellent advice if your ex is a relatively normal, run of the mill non-abusive ex who does not have any mental health or alcohol/substance abuse issues and if you...
Forum: Parenting Issues 03-31-2021, 09:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,478
Posted By Stillbreathing
My ex, when he was actually on semi speaking...

My ex, when he was actually on semi speaking terms with the youngest child, told her he had sent x dollars to me for her birthday present and to go to town with it. The amount he quoted her was the...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 03-29-2021, 10:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 326
Posted By Stillbreathing
Better to be upfront about any and all accounts...

Better to be upfront about any and all accounts you have( even if the balance is and remains zero) rather than have to explain yourself after the fact. It will add to your credibility that you...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 03-28-2021, 09:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 693
Posted By Stillbreathing
You can always make your own reasonable offer to...

You can always make your own reasonable offer to settle.
Forum: Parenting Issues 03-26-2021, 11:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,478
Posted By Stillbreathing
On one of his supervised access visits my ex’s...

On one of his supervised access visits my ex’s relatives( he was too cheap and never would have spent money on her) bought one of our children a stuffed hyena at the zoo which she loved ( she was...
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