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Forum: Political Issues 08-08-2006, 08:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,108
Posted By Divorcemanagement
I've said it before and I will say it again:...

I've said it before and I will say it again: while shared parenting is a noble aspiration and certainly something we should promote and support as a concept, the fact of the matter is that as a...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 08-05-2006, 11:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,237
Posted By Divorcemanagement
It doesn't impact you as the CP at all unless...

It doesn't impact you as the CP at all unless there is a comparison of the standards of living in both homes under the undue hardship provisions. Your ex could be living with a harem - their income...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 08-05-2006, 12:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,237
Posted By Divorcemanagement
This ruling doesn't impact a custodial parent at...

This ruling doesn't impact a custodial parent at all in terms of their income. Child support is based exclusively on the pre-tax income of the non-custodial parent. A custodial parent could be making...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 08-03-2006, 10:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,808
Posted By Divorcemanagement
when you get this close to litigation you can be...

when you get this close to litigation you can be a bundle of nerves. It's always a crapshoot and what you really need to do when you find you are becoming a nervous wreck is lay out all of your...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 08-03-2006, 09:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,848
Posted By Divorcemanagement
Unfortunately the decision means more court for...

Unfortunately the decision means more court for people who simply can't/won't/refuse to find a collaborative solution. There are a wide variety of methods to keep both parties from going to court in...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 08-02-2006, 07:39 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,848
Posted By Divorcemanagement
I think both sides should disclose on a regular...

I think both sides should disclose on a regular basis - not sure if this is going to grab the attention of the Harper government or not. Clearly a mechanism needs to be in place to make sure that the...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 07-31-2006, 11:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,848
Posted By Divorcemanagement
Decent Dad: Everything you are mentioning...

Decent Dad:

Everything you are mentioning points to why this decision though on the surface upholds a moral requirement for a payor to report income increases voluntarily, creates a framework for...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 07-31-2006, 11:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,848
Posted By Divorcemanagement
There is going to be some degree of chaos in the...

There is going to be some degree of chaos in the courts until the government addresses the way in which income is to be reported. If it's through maintenance enforcement, good luck on getting the...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 07-31-2006, 10:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,848
Posted By Divorcemanagement
It's early and I am expecting a flood of calls on...

It's early and I am expecting a flood of calls on this one.. ;)

Here's the dilemma for governement - how do you create a mechanism in the various provincial maintenance enforcement programs to...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 07-31-2006, 10:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,848
Posted By Divorcemanagement
Retroactive Child Support Ruling - SCC

As I expected, the SCC ruled against the four fathers in the big retroactive child support case - here is the link to the story:

http://tinyurl.com/ev95z

It was a unanimous ruling which...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 07-18-2006, 08:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,213
Posted By Divorcemanagement
He is DEFINITELY in for a rude awakening. Sounds...

He is DEFINITELY in for a rude awakening. Sounds like spousal support is fairly legitimate in your case so don't be intimidated by your short term lack of financial clout. Defer to the spousal...
Forum: Political Issues 07-14-2006, 09:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,457
Posted By Divorcemanagement
It's very hard to make shared parenting work in...

It's very hard to make shared parenting work in the most ideal of circumstances - it can be done, but it's really hard work. I think that there is a strong argument for breaking down a parenting...
Forum: Parenting Issues 07-13-2006, 08:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,271
Posted By Divorcemanagement
CAS involvement can be a double edged sword and...

CAS involvement can be a double edged sword and it's important to remember that whichever incarnation it might take in Canada (CAS in Ontario, Social Services in Alberta, etc) it is a far from...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 07-11-2006, 09:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,277
Posted By Divorcemanagement
Tape recorded evidence can present as a sticky...

Tape recorded evidence can present as a sticky situation for a lot of judges and often whether a judge is even prepared to listen to a recording will depend largely on the judge and whether they are...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 07-07-2006, 08:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,796
Posted By Divorcemanagement
It looks like you are going to have to introduce...

It looks like you are going to have to introduce evidence to either support that the kids are fine or refute any evidence that she is bringing forward. When these kinds of situations arise, often the...
Forum: Political Issues 07-01-2006, 12:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,733
Posted By Divorcemanagement
sasha1 wrote: We are all shaped by our...

sasha1 wrote:



We are all shaped by our experiences in divorce. The mainstream media tend to lump everyone together categorically - so when they talk about NCP's then often NCP's are portrayed...
Forum: Political Issues 06-30-2006, 10:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,457
Posted By Divorcemanagement
Absolutely shared parenting is more expensive...

Absolutely shared parenting is more expensive than a sole custody regime, I think the argument has long been that the guidelines act as a disincentive for shared parenting to occur. Either way you...
Forum: Political Issues 06-30-2006, 10:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,482
Posted By Divorcemanagement
I have a tendancy to look at all studies with...

I have a tendancy to look at all studies with some degree of skepticism. The politics of divorce is a hot-button issue and for every study saying that divorce is bad, another one says that divorce...
Forum: Political Issues 06-29-2006, 12:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,457
Posted By Divorcemanagement
But if the lawyers are arguing those points, who...

But if the lawyers are arguing those points, who instructed the lawyers to do it? You are right, the emphasis is on parental rights and parental fitness.
Forum: Political Issues 06-29-2006, 10:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,457
Posted By Divorcemanagement
Decent Dad - You bring up an interesting...

Decent Dad -

You bring up an interesting point about rights. Do you (and others) think that there is too much emphasis on parental rights versus children's rights? What would happen if we had a...
Forum: Political Issues 06-29-2006, 08:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,457
Posted By Divorcemanagement
What is fair in Child Custody?

I thought I would start a thread to learn about what everyone believes would be fair in a custody dispute.

a) Some believe that if shared parenting were mandatory there would be no more custody...
Forum: Political Issues 06-29-2006, 08:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,733
Posted By Divorcemanagement
For any non-custodial parent, actually any parent...

For any non-custodial parent, actually any parent for that matter, it's hard to come to terms with the following questions that few people ever ask themselves:

Imagine what it would be like to...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 06-28-2006, 06:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,604
Posted By Divorcemanagement
You could definitely bring forward a motion but...

You could definitely bring forward a motion but get in line - this is one of the two busy periods at the courts and people are there for the same reasons you would be.

It's good that you made the...
Forum: Political Issues 06-23-2006, 08:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,112
Posted By Divorcemanagement
What I find interesting is the various editorials...

What I find interesting is the various editorials on this ruling. If you aren't inclined to search Google News, click on this link and read the editorials:

...
Forum: Political Issues 06-22-2006, 08:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,112
Posted By Divorcemanagement
One thing I hadn't mentioned (just came to me -...

One thing I hadn't mentioned (just came to me - my head hurts too apparently) is the effect of a decision like this on the Spousal Support Guidelines. The Guidelines, which in my humble opinion have...
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