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Forum: Divorce & Family Law 03-01-2021, 12:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 24,054
Posted By whyme?
seeker101 - what were the costs associated with...

seeker101 - what were the costs associated with the above online process? Do you need a notary for step 5 (or others)?

Thanks!
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 09-29-2020, 09:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 907
Posted By whyme?
teenagers definitely respond to financial...

teenagers definitely respond to financial incentives and permissive parenting. It truly sucks when you are trying to parent as best you can to the public health rules and the other parent can stick...
Forum: Parenting Issues 08-21-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,246
Posted By whyme?
I'm going through that conundrum currently...it's...

I'm going through that conundrum currently...it's a juggling act trying to balance the teens' want for some control/say in their lives.


And teens are inherently so self-centered that it makes it...
Forum: Divorce Support 06-18-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,435
Posted By whyme?
she was very dismissive (to both my ex and...

she was very dismissive (to both my ex and myself) of several divisive issues that we had been disagreeing on for months. I felt she wasn't interested in listening to either side. She had done a...
Forum: Divorce Support 06-15-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,435
Posted By whyme?
I didn't like Carol Bartels TBH

I didn't like Carol Bartels TBH
Forum: Financial Issues 05-30-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,547
Posted By whyme?
As I mentioned in another poster's query that was...

As I mentioned in another poster's query that was similar, my ex took lots of unpaid time off and like HammerDad notes, it will cost more to get it than to ignore it. If your case ever actually gets...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 05-30-2018, 09:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,541
Posted By whyme?
I get your frustration 100% - my ex, when she...

I get your frustration 100% - my ex, when she finally got a real job, would just take as much unpaid time off that she met the income imputed to her in our SA (extremely low). My lawyer said it would...
Forum: Political Issues 01-30-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,129
Posted By whyme?
what a complete load of crap - they really just...

what a complete load of crap - they really just don't get it. I really wonder what it's going to take to change the family law conundrum here in Canada??
Forum: Parenting Issues 01-09-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,861
Posted By whyme?
it's a legitimately tough spot you're in. Have...

it's a legitimately tough spot you're in. Have you delved further into why they are so against the g/f? would going to see a counsellor separate or together potentially help?

good luck
Forum: Financial Issues 12-27-2017, 11:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,394
Posted By whyme?
sorry to hear about your situation. it's not easy...

sorry to hear about your situation. it's not easy but your kids will get through this just fine. They're extremely resilient and adapt to new realities - often easier than their parents. I would...
Forum: Financial Issues 11-21-2017, 12:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,132
Posted By whyme?
ok - I'm not actually worried about FRO - as I...

ok - I'm not actually worried about FRO - as I mentioned I've paid everytime regardless of her intentional underemployment.

I don't know how to resolve this communication issue. I don't want to...
Forum: Financial Issues 11-21-2017, 11:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,132
Posted By whyme?
when does FRO get involved?

coles note: separated May 2014, sep. agreement signed Oct 2015, CS has been paid on time and in full by cheque every month since separation, nothing ever filed with courts to my knowledge,...
Forum: Financial Issues 11-06-2017, 12:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,085
Posted By whyme?
pension stuff will need to get evaluated by an...

pension stuff will need to get evaluated by an actuary. hopefully that cost can be split.

psychologically it can be a very bitter pill to know your ex could be receiving cheques from the...
Forum: Financial Issues 08-14-2017, 01:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,920
Posted By whyme?
since his injury happened prior to separation...

since his injury happened prior to separation that may be taken into consideration...or not. Does he have any earning potential whatsoever now? Or would obtaining income cut into disability payments?
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 02-20-2017, 04:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,341
Posted By whyme?
hmmm...interesting moral/ethical dilemma...

hmmm...interesting moral/ethical dilemma regarding giving advice to someone who's heart is obviously in the right place. tough call indeed
Forum: Financial Issues 01-30-2017, 10:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,740
Posted By whyme?
FWIW my son's been in house league hockey from...

FWIW my son's been in house league hockey from day 1 and I thought it was important to maintain that post-separation. I also coach so enjoy the extra bonding time. I pay CS and 66% of all hockey...
Forum: Financial Issues 08-02-2016, 10:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,583
Posted By whyme?
from my experience the divorcemate numbers never...

from my experience the divorcemate numbers never made much sense but they were used as the default numbers by both lawyers and my arbitrator regardless.
I ended up buying out my spousal support...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 05-25-2016, 10:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,124
Posted By whyme?
I went the arbitration route and while it does...

I went the arbitration route and while it does tend to get things over with "reasonably" quickly and with "less" lawyer bills, it didn't really have a fair outcome for me. Our arbitrator was a...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 04-14-2016, 02:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,937
Posted By whyme?
Congrats! refreshing to see some semblance of...

Congrats! refreshing to see some semblance of justice out of family law these days
Forum: Financial Issues 03-21-2016, 01:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,355
Posted By whyme?
for me it was worth ripping the bandaid off and...

for me it was worth ripping the bandaid off and paying a lumpsum up front - both financially and mentally. I had a similar length of marriage with similar part-time work however there was also a...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 03-21-2016, 01:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,047
Posted By whyme?
I don't think you pay HST on selling of a...

I don't think you pay HST on selling of a home...you do on real estate fees though :(
Forum: Parenting Issues 03-08-2016, 10:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,546
Posted By whyme?
I'd like to think a counsellor couldn't get my...

I'd like to think a counsellor couldn't get my kids to hate me :) and I don't think it's some kind of ploy to undermine my relationships with them.

I could see the value in having an adult they...
Forum: Parenting Issues 03-07-2016, 09:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,546
Posted By whyme?
Child counselling - when? (or if?)

I've been separated close to 2 years with equal time going to each parent for 12 yo (B) and 11yo(G). I have an amazing relationship with both kids and feel like we can talk about anything they want...
Forum: General Chat 03-02-2016, 02:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,621
Posted By whyme?
I can see how it might seem like an almost...

I can see how it might seem like an almost reasonable thing to do (telling them the truth at a later age) but you really are only hurting the kids and their potential for a meaningful relationship...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 01-25-2016, 09:43 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,560
Posted By whyme?
congratulations!

congratulations!
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