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Forum: Financial Issues 05-11-2009, 08:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 10,842
Posted By Fair4All
The court differentiates between "I can't pay"...

The court differentiates between "I can't pay" and "I don't want to pay". In the first situation, you may be in arrears and, I believe, the court may need your current wife's income to determine...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 05-07-2009, 08:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,995
Posted By Fair4All
I can see where the daughter is coming from. It...

I can see where the daughter is coming from. It can't be easy for a child to move between two households. I can understand her wanting one "permanent" place. Just because she's living in one...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 05-04-2009, 09:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,616
Posted By Fair4All
Being an Optimist Finally Paid Off!

Hello all,

I am glad to provide a positive update on the situation I had described back in '07.... Case conference originally scheduled for 2008 pushed back to early 2009 as SS recipient using...
Forum: Financial Issues 04-28-2009, 08:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,278
Posted By Fair4All
IMHO - a lump sum payment towards SS isn't the...

IMHO - a lump sum payment towards SS isn't the best solution. I believe CRA may not permit you to write the payment off against your taxes. In the CRA guideline (IT-530R - Support Payments...
Forum: Financial Issues 04-23-2009, 10:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 905
Posted By Fair4All
The remaining duration and amount of SS depend on...

The remaining duration and amount of SS depend on how long she's been receiving SS to date and her financial need. If her house is paid for, she has tenants assisting in paying rent (an assumption, I...
Forum: Financial Issues 04-08-2009, 08:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,950
Posted By Fair4All
Just a follow up to my previous post... here's an...

Just a follow up to my previous post... here's an article from a paper touting itself as Canada's newspaper for financial advisors: Investment Executive : When clients divorce...
Forum: Financial Issues 04-08-2009, 08:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,950
Posted By Fair4All
If you and your ex are drawing up the agreement...

If you and your ex are drawing up the agreement on your own, then I would look at the expenses that need to be paid until you can get back on your feet and determine SS that way. You had mentioned...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 04-01-2009, 10:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,924
Posted By Fair4All
My understanding is that spousal support is to...

My understanding is that spousal support is to either compensate a party for missed opportunities during the marriage (ie. one parent gave up a lucrative career to stay at home with the children) or...
Forum: Financial Issues 03-24-2009, 08:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,792
Posted By Fair4All
I would determine what amount you should be...

I would determine what amount you should be paying in child support and continue paying that amount only. That way should you end up in court, it does not appear as though you do not care for your...
Forum: General Chat 03-06-2009, 08:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,591
Posted By Fair4All
I too think that this is a control issue on the...

I too think that this is a control issue on the part of your ex. There are two reasons why she may wish to meet your girlfriend: 1) she truly does want to know who may play a future role in her...
Forum: Financial Issues 03-05-2009, 08:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,797
Posted By Fair4All
If I understand correctly: married approx. 12...

If I understand correctly: married approx. 12 years (or more) ago; approx. 10 years ago wife stopped working full-time but continued working part-time; then approx. 5 years ago wife stopped working...
Forum: Financial Issues 03-04-2009, 08:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,797
Posted By Fair4All
I believe a change in material circumstance would...

I believe a change in material circumstance would warrant a review of the 2007 order. Your reduced income could be this change, or I've read of cases on the Canlii website which have cited the SS...
Forum: Financial Issues 02-09-2009, 10:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,096
Posted By Fair4All
Courts can be tricky when it comes to SS. Even if...

Courts can be tricky when it comes to SS. Even if you were to agree to take on all the debts in return for not having to pay SS, the ex can apply for SS in the future - especially if there were no...
Forum: Financial Issues 02-06-2009, 03:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,213
Posted By Fair4All
If you're interested in disparity in incomes...

If you're interested in disparity in incomes between the sexes, another interesting link is WARREN FARRELL's WHY MEN EARN MORE. AUTHOR WARREN FARRELL, Ph.D (http://warrenfarrell.net)
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 02-06-2009, 02:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,369
Posted By Fair4All
If the child is comfortable confiding in you, is...

If the child is comfortable confiding in you, is there anyone else (outside of the family) to whom the child could confide? A teacher? A counselor? If the court sees the issue as "he said, she said",...
Forum: Financial Issues 02-06-2009, 08:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,188
Posted By Fair4All
Quote: Originally Posted by yearsgone I...

Quote:
Originally Posted by yearsgone
I muse to myself that the posters above all think it is just fine that she makes 25% less and things are generally even. I wonder how they would feel if it...
Forum: Financial Issues 02-05-2009, 08:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,188
Posted By Fair4All
There are three aspects to SS: entitlement,...

There are three aspects to SS: entitlement, quantum and duration. Unfortunately (for a payor, not a recipient), courts seem to automatically award entitlement. However, for how much and for how long...
Forum: Introductions 02-04-2009, 08:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,852
Posted By Fair4All
I have a friend (who is a payor) who had CS...

I have a friend (who is a payor) who had CS adjusted retroactively; however, the adjustment was based on where the child lived and not on reduced income. I don't believe a court would order a...
Forum: Financial Issues 02-02-2009, 12:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,632
Posted By Fair4All
It seems to me that there are two questions...

It seems to me that there are two questions raised here:
1) Is the ex still entitled to child support, since the child had moved out but is moving back in?
2) Is the ex still entitled to child...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 01-27-2009, 08:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,750
Posted By Fair4All
Hi, Just my 2 cents' worth... I agree...

Hi,

Just my 2 cents' worth...

I agree with your husband's lawyer that SS is not likely to be retroactively discontinued, so the CS arrears would not be wiped out.

I can see why the ex is...
Forum: Domestic Violence 01-14-2009, 12:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,408
Posted By Fair4All
Is it possible to get a letter from the doctor,...

Is it possible to get a letter from the doctor, that you can provide to the judge, stating that cross-examination will negatively affect your health? Is there a way for you to be cross-examined by...
Forum: Political Issues 01-14-2009, 12:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,594
Posted By Fair4All
Lawyers will make outrageous statements to try to...

Lawyers will make outrageous statements to try to make you sweat. Both you and your room-mate should sign affidavits attesting that you are not linked romantically. The Family Law system...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 01-13-2009, 12:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,980
Posted By Fair4All
Your agreement should state when child support...

Your agreement should state when child support ends and when spousal support ends. For example, the fact that your ex has been in another relationship for 7 years should have been one of the triggers...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 01-09-2009, 04:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,643
Posted By Fair4All
Yes, she does need to show need for support. ...

Yes, she does need to show need for support.

This sounds like her attempt to intimidate her ex. Don't offer her anything in response. If her lawyer convinces her to continue to try, just show how...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 01-08-2009, 11:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,282
Posted By Fair4All
Timely question. There is a story in the news...

Timely question. There is a story in the news today about a father of 16-year old twins who, 10 years after the divorce, did a paternity test and discovered that he is not the biological father:
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