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Forum: Divorce & Family Law 10-27-2016, 07:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,004
Posted By sjandme
Yes that life insurance policy with $40,000...

Yes that life insurance policy with $40,000 specified. It was the last point of contention and that lawyer kept bringing down that amount (from $300K) adding a threat every time... sign by midnight...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 10-27-2016, 06:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,004
Posted By sjandme
Yes Bellbaby.... I know about that CPP payment. ...

Yes Bellbaby.... I know about that CPP payment. I applied for it once I finally had the information. It will take some months for that application to be processed. It's about $238 monthly per...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 10-27-2016, 06:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,004
Posted By sjandme
Hello Arabian It does. My daughter needs...

Hello Arabian

It does. My daughter needs braces but cannot have them. Her classmates are going on a school trip in the spring and she cannot join them. The Chromebook I bought a few years ago...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 10-26-2016, 08:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,004
Posted By sjandme
Legal Advice Sought about Dependant's Claim

I haven't been to this site for ages and a lot has happened. I am actually now more "wivorced" than "divorced" b/c my EX has died... and our children are even more at a disadvantage.

To get to...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 06-11-2013, 04:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,662
Posted By sjandme
Oh and that crap about comparing dental health to...

Oh and that crap about comparing dental health to parenting. Just because a judge is quoted doesn't impress me.

If there is any major reform... they need to consult children who grew up with...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 06-11-2013, 03:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,662
Posted By sjandme
Having breezed through this thread... I think...

Having breezed through this thread... I think RIOE has it right.

I am continually amazed at posters who obviously do not have the child's best interests at heart. So many of us have our...
Forum: Parenting Issues 06-03-2013, 07:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 865
Posted By sjandme
dad2bandm >> Yes, I timed those calls when I was...

dad2bandm >> Yes, I timed those calls when I was on the line with him exclusively. That is kind of amusing.... timing my kids' conversations and ordering them to say good-bye.


No, that's not...
Forum: Parenting Issues 06-02-2013, 10:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 865
Posted By sjandme
Yes, I understand about the email thing. The...

Yes, I understand about the email thing. The kids have sent a cute little email to him. He didn't respond. He could set up a Gmail account with them... no password for me.

The skype thing...
Forum: Parenting Issues 06-02-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 865
Posted By sjandme
Advice about getting kids to talk with OP on the phone.

Every few months, my stbx calls my home number multiple times - for several days in sequence. (I think he is trying to demonstrate that I am denying him access to the children (9 and 11). We will...
Forum: Parenting Issues 06-02-2013, 07:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,582
Posted By sjandme
Good luck. Something is not right here... in...

Good luck. Something is not right here... in terms of the child's best interests. Can you imagine if this becomes an entrenched pattern?

Also, a parent who wants weekends off... holy...
Forum: Parenting Issues 06-02-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 869
Posted By sjandme
I think it's length of membership - nothing more....

I think it's length of membership - nothing more.

I'm glad that the dance recital was a positive experience for your little girl and you - in the end.
Forum: Parenting Issues 06-02-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,633
Posted By sjandme
I didn't catch the earlier dates until I saw...

I didn't catch the earlier dates until I saw Arabian's post from today.

My stbx is similar but not quite as extreme. I do what I can to not interact. Every time he does something rough and...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 06-01-2013, 10:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 841
Posted By sjandme
I'd say that was an imposition. A child who can...

I'd say that was an imposition. A child who can play in a pool... needs to be scheduled? If the mom wants to provide that experience for your child great... it is fun, it can foster a desire to learn...
Forum: Introductions 05-26-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,914
Posted By sjandme
I think it's uncommon now in Canada... unless you...

I think it's uncommon now in Canada... unless you are a true genius and maybe homeschooled anyway until you can attend medical school when you're 12 or so.

In any case, it is a drawback to be one...
Forum: Introductions 05-26-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,914
Posted By sjandme
Not if you skipped one of the grades before grade...

Not if you skipped one of the grades before grade 4. ; )
Forum: Introductions 05-25-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,914
Posted By sjandme
Oh and don't think "closure"... if you experience...

Oh and don't think "closure"... if you experience this one day - hurray!

Meanwhile, you might think... how do I get emotional support, some clarity, some emotional strength? Think containment......
Forum: Introductions 05-25-2013, 07:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,914
Posted By sjandme
I am almost as lost as you in dealing with legal...

I am almost as lost as you in dealing with legal stuff. However, here are some general insights:

-the going rate is rarely less than $250 per hour - typically $350 I guess or higher
-it is...
Forum: Introductions 05-25-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,914
Posted By sjandme
I grew up in south central Ontario - end of the...

I grew up in south central Ontario - end of the baby boomers (bad time to be born - but not exactly a planned thing - especially on my part ; ).

We used grade 4 or fourth grade interchangably -...
Forum: General Chat 05-23-2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,744
Posted By sjandme
Well my kids sure liked Sarah Silverman in Wreck...

Well my kids sure liked Sarah Silverman in Wreck It Ralph! ; )
Forum: General Chat 05-23-2013, 07:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,744
Posted By sjandme
I had read a report of this. Interesting to see...

I had read a report of this. Interesting to see the woman. She is beautiful... but also ridiculous and very egotistical. It is possible to be extremely good looking and to be taken serious at...
Forum: Introductions 05-23-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,489
Posted By sjandme
Be a phoenix. You already have your ashes. Time...

Be a phoenix. You already have your ashes. Time to fly again.
Forum: Introductions 05-23-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,489
Posted By sjandme
It's always good.... once you get past your...

It's always good.... once you get past your initial reaction - to hear constructive criticism. However, I don't have much to give you. Frankly I don't know how you have made it this far. I think you...
Forum: Parenting Issues 05-21-2013, 03:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,796
Posted By sjandme
Several years ago now, my son was on a team that...

Several years ago now, my son was on a team that had two single (honestly bitter) moms as coaches. It was an awful situation - fraught with tension. One woman who was not coaching on the field once...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 05-19-2013, 07:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,288
Posted By sjandme
phatkid77 You are venting. However, don't...

phatkid77

You are venting. However, don't paint all lawyers with the same brush - even just those who practise family law.

It does seem that these lawyers have a "good thing going" and don't...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 05-18-2013, 10:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,288
Posted By sjandme
arabian.... After weeks of requesting a...

arabian....

After weeks of requesting a meeting with my lawyer, it was arranged. It likely cost me a few hundred just to schedule this meeting - so many emails back an forth. He doesn't have a...
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