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Forum: Introductions 08-27-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 333
Posted By ifonlyihadknown
101, In any case, you will need to fill out...

101,

In any case, you will need to fill out that form 13, financial disclosure at some point. Nothing happens without it. You don't need a lawyer for this. Hopefully, you've agreed on a date of...
Forum: Introductions 08-24-2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 333
Posted By ifonlyihadknown
Really sorry you have to go through this. It...

Really sorry you have to go through this. It seems that the Family Court system was designed to inflict maximum pain on us in our most vulnerable moments.

I only have a couple of words of advice:...
Forum: Divorce Support 08-20-2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 317
Posted By ifonlyihadknown
Mine took about 2 years.

Mine took about 2 years.
Forum: Financial Issues 08-20-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 264
Posted By ifonlyihadknown
I always thought that it went from the date of...

I always thought that it went from the date of Separation, which could be when one person simply announces, "I'm done."

Assets/debt before that date are shared. Assets/debt after are not. You...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 08-20-2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 343
Posted By ifonlyihadknown
Just curious, what do the the courts do to...

Just curious, what do the the courts do to enforce access? Are there ever any real consequences of not allowing access?
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 08-03-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 503
Posted By ifonlyihadknown
Showing that she is lying, in front of a judge,...

Showing that she is lying, in front of a judge, on her financial form 13s, etc. can only help you. If she's shown to be lying it discredits everything else she says.

Could you get someone you...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 07-31-2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 251
Posted By ifonlyihadknown
My (limited) understanding is that the separation...

My (limited) understanding is that the separation date is 3 years ago. The 100K he borrowed(?) is now his asset/debt to pay back if necessary. It's too bad you couldn't have separated your finances...
Forum: Domestic Violence 07-16-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 584
Posted By ifonlyihadknown
I can't help with the police aspect of things but...

I can't help with the police aspect of things but I suggest you document everything at the time it happens. Write it down with dates, time, photos, medical reports. Maybe even talk to family or...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 06-27-2018, 08:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 560
Posted By ifonlyihadknown
Definitely, get rid of your lawyer if you're not...

Definitely, get rid of your lawyer if you're not happy with them. They are working for you. If they aren't doing a good job, fire them.

So your options are, self-rep, self-rep while consulting...
Forum: Political Issues 06-26-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 504
Posted By ifonlyihadknown
I look forward to the day where FRO or the...

I look forward to the day where FRO or the equivalent was able to fine, confiscate drivers license/passport, jail, or otherwise punish parents who prevent access to the child. IMHO, it's basically...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 06-26-2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 560
Posted By ifonlyihadknown
Keep in mind that it is a lot of work. You have...

Keep in mind that it is a lot of work. You have a lot to study and have to get it right. Reading the laws and court rules, reading cases on CanLii, going through the gory details of the SSAG.
...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 06-25-2018, 06:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 560
Posted By ifonlyihadknown
I had a case conference and a settlement...

I had a case conference and a settlement conference where I was self-represented. I still hired a family law lawyer to consult with but they did not represent me. Since there were no children...
Forum: Political Issues 06-15-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 272
Posted By ifonlyihadknown
The ruling brings us half way to recognizing a...

The ruling brings us half way to recognizing a polygamous common law marriage.
Forum: General Chat 06-14-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 668
Posted By ifonlyihadknown
I agree with you but am by no means an expert. ...

I agree with you but am by no means an expert.

What seems odd to me is it sounds like the arbitration was to determine spousal support. You father died before it was decided so I would think that...
Forum: General Chat 06-14-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 668
Posted By ifonlyihadknown
You should really speak with a lawyer to figure...

You should really speak with a lawyer to figure out if the arbiter did everything properly.

It sounds like the arbiter is saying that there is spousal support arrears due which would be a debt...
Forum: General Chat 06-14-2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 668
Posted By ifonlyihadknown
Did your father have a will? What did it say? ...

Did your father have a will? What did it say? If they were in arbitration, does this mean they were still legally married? If still married and no will or the will was never updated post...
Forum: Financial Issues 06-14-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 498
Posted By ifonlyihadknown
So the rule of 65 kicks in and SS is...

So the rule of 65 kicks in and SS is "indefinite"?

What does your agreement say about the quantum; amount and duration of SS? CS ending doesn't seem to be a material change in circumstances as it...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 06-08-2018, 01:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 566
Posted By ifonlyihadknown
I don't know the answer but I wonder if a lawyer...

I don't know the answer but I wonder if a lawyer has a professional duty to respond in good faith. Your lawyer should know.
Forum: Political Issues 05-22-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 920
Posted By ifonlyihadknown
It's potentially worse then just "no...

It's potentially worse then just "no presumption."

From the article: "Lawrence Pinsky, a Manitoba family lawyer and CBA's family law section chair, welcomed the proposed bill but said it's too...
Forum: Financial Issues 05-07-2018, 08:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 395
Posted By ifonlyihadknown
For a case conference, where both sides have to...

For a case conference, where both sides have to agree to things, I wouldn't worry about 'legalese'. Just be clear. I imagine that what you are looking for is for the judge to tell the unreasonable...
Forum: Financial Issues 05-02-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 395
Posted By ifonlyihadknown
When I did my case conference briefs, I made sure...

When I did my case conference briefs, I made sure that I included a copy of my offer to settle. May sure your STBX has in well in advance. It's important to show that you are reasonable and trying...
Forum: Financial Issues 05-01-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 395
Posted By ifonlyihadknown
I've heard that it leaves some things out but I...

I've heard that it leaves some things out but I doubt it really leads to a significant difference. The lawyers all use Divorcemate with is the paid version of the same software. I've been told that...
Forum: General Chat 04-16-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 835
Posted By ifonlyihadknown
If my son ever talks about getting married this...

If my son ever talks about getting married this is what I will tell him what Janus wrote:

"The MARRIAGE part of marriage is bad for men. It creates obligations for men, and rights for women. It...
Forum: Financial Issues 04-16-2018, 08:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,105
Posted By ifonlyihadknown
Hi Seeker101, The feedback you're...

Hi Seeker101,

The feedback you're experiencing here is an indication of how Canadian society sees divorced men, basically an ATM and a source of enforced, private welfare.

Yes, you have an...
Forum: Political Issues 04-06-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 599
Posted By ifonlyihadknown
Good article! Thanks for sharing. They talk...

Good article! Thanks for sharing.

They talk about: "Over 25 states considered adopting shared parenting laws last year. More than 35 states are considering adopting shared parenting laws this...
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