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Forum: Political Issues 07-27-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,771
Posted By HammerDad
This case is misleading. In this case the...

This case is misleading. In this case the presiding judge was retiring and decided to make a statement as he walked out the door. The judge brought in a lot of rape myths and other studies that were...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 07-27-2020, 02:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 744
Posted By HammerDad
We are going to our camper this long weekend. I...

We are going to our camper this long weekend. I went earlier in July as well. My ex, who can be difficult, didn't even bat an eye-lash.

Ontario's numbers are low. Being a cottage with few people...
Forum: Financial Issues 06-26-2020, 03:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 511
Posted By HammerDad
The only thing I could think of is if the ex is...

The only thing I could think of is if the ex is on government assistance. Even if they are, when Covid is over, you could ask the courts to impute an income on the ex at not less than full time...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 06-08-2020, 01:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 300
Posted By HammerDad
Custody has nothing to do with time with the...

Custody has nothing to do with time with the children. Custody relates to the ability to make certain important decisions for the children. Those are medicine, education and religion. Sole custody...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 06-02-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 538
Posted By HammerDad
Then I would speak to my lawyer about it and see...

Then I would speak to my lawyer about it and see what their advice on the matter would be.
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 06-02-2020, 09:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 538
Posted By HammerDad
Short answer - People are innocent until proven...

Short answer - People are innocent until proven guilty in Canada. Charged =/= convicted.

I would say that it is unlikely a judge would order custody be changed unless the charge was a) murder, or...
Forum: Parenting Issues 05-12-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,374
Posted By HammerDad
Thanks. I found my emotions were getting the...

Thanks.

I found my emotions were getting the ahead of my better judgment. Once I took the emotion out of the equation it was much easier to focus on what I needed to do, and allowed me to see...
Forum: Parenting Issues 05-12-2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,374
Posted By HammerDad
Me, I switched my thinking/perspective on this. I...

Me, I switched my thinking/perspective on this. I turned my train of thought into "this is a business deal". I ignored all negative comments and focused on the business at hand. I wrote as if I was...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 05-01-2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,355
Posted By HammerDad
You are correct, you cannot force someone to be...

You are correct, you cannot force someone to be reasonable. All you can do is control your own actions. Don't take anything I am saying personally, you know your ex better than us. We are just...
Forum: Parenting Issues 05-01-2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,077
Posted By HammerDad
No. My ex and I have never done this. IMO the...

No. My ex and I have never done this. IMO the chances of it creating more stress for the kid(s) than any benefit it would give them. This is more for the parent than anything.
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 05-01-2020, 11:00 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,355
Posted By HammerDad
I didn't read the whole thread, but I did read a...

I didn't read the whole thread, but I did read a bunch of the earlier post and agree with Rockscan, Janus and Tayken.

My ex used to constantly send passive aggressive emails full of BS with a...
Forum: Financial Issues 04-08-2020, 03:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 750
Posted By HammerDad
I agree with this ^^^ Also, if the ex asks...

I agree with this ^^^

Also, if the ex asks to adjust now and you refuse, you could owe arrears next year for any under payment. IMO, I would adjust now. Yes, you will have to pay more now. But it...
Forum: Financial Issues 04-08-2020, 03:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 369
Posted By HammerDad
No, I don't think there will be any reprieve or...

No, I don't think there will be any reprieve or adjustment on child support. It will simply go off of everyone's NoA as usual. It just won't be a priority for the government. I hope this doesn't come...
Forum: Financial Issues 04-06-2020, 10:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 469
Posted By HammerDad
Child support is based off of where the child...

Child support is based off of where the child resides for the year. A month here, or there, should not impact/alter the agreement.
Forum: Financial Issues 02-28-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,699
Posted By HammerDad
You are right. I am an NCP, which means I get...

You are right. I am an NCP, which means I get precious little time with my D.

My D also expects me to go, as I have always gone. We get some time together, and she sees I am supporting her. For...
Forum: Financial Issues 02-27-2020, 10:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,699
Posted By HammerDad
I've been doing this for about 8 years now. It...

I've been doing this for about 8 years now. It gets expensive for me, as I am covering both a portion of my ex's room and all of my own room (obviously). So tournaments always cost me a pretty penny....
Forum: Parenting Issues 02-27-2020, 10:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 721
Posted By HammerDad
IMO, this is about your feelings here. Yes, I bet...

IMO, this is about your feelings here. Yes, I bet the kid would like to say goodbye to you and all that. However, at least one of the kids is 10, and likely mature enough to handle not being able to...
Forum: Financial Issues 02-24-2020, 10:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,699
Posted By HammerDad
For you, your position should be that you have...

For you, your position should be that you have not consented to the activity. Simple as that. That the children did not participate in the activity during the marriage, and that you don't believe it...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 02-21-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 640
Posted By HammerDad
If they have not vested, they are not family...

If they have not vested, they are not family property.

If they have vested, they are family property and would included in equalization.

You don't include property that doesn't exist. Just...
Forum: Financial Issues 02-21-2020, 03:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,699
Posted By HammerDad
Abba - My post wasn't directed at you. See the...

Abba - My post wasn't directed at you. See the quote embedded in my post.
Forum: Financial Issues 02-21-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,699
Posted By HammerDad
I read a case on Canlii that provided for theses...

I read a case on Canlii that provided for theses sorts of expenses as being s7. That said, you may have years of status quo working against you. So be careful on how you proceed. A claim for expenses...
Forum: Financial Issues 02-20-2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,699
Posted By HammerDad
My D is also in a competitive activity. Yes,...

My D is also in a competitive activity. Yes, transportation and stay is s7, as it is required in connection with the activity.

I pay my proportional share of my D's stay. I do not pay for my ex's...
Forum: General Chat 01-31-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,511
Posted By HammerDad
It isn't so much of rounding up. It is the first...

It isn't so much of rounding up. It is the first tranche of 6 minutes was used, leading into another tranche of 6 minutes.

While some may think this is unfair, there is actually a lot of time that...
Forum: General Chat 01-30-2020, 12:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,511
Posted By HammerDad
It is actually 6 minute intervals that is...

It is actually 6 minute intervals that is industry standard. If an email comes in and it takes me 7 minutes to read and reply, that is a 0.2. Source - I work in a law firm as a billing member of the...
Forum: Parenting Issues 01-30-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,148
Posted By HammerDad
I would agree to the 2 extra days, but would make...

I would agree to the 2 extra days, but would make it contingent on the ex agreeing to give him an extra weekend in the summer, for example, to balance things out.

As for the need for notarization,...
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