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Forum: Financial Issues 02-24-2021, 09:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 446
Posted By Janus
So you are going through all this to prove a...

So you are going through all this to prove a point to who exactly? Your child? Society at large? Your ex?
Forum: Parenting Issues 02-19-2021, 03:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,019
Posted By Janus
The bigger problem is the cutoffs. Child...

The bigger problem is the cutoffs. Child support should reflect actual percentages of parenting time, rather than an arbitrary 40% line in the sand.

Treating parents who have 38% parenting time...
Forum: Parenting Issues 02-19-2021, 02:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,019
Posted By Janus
It is a natural consequence of child support...

It is a natural consequence of child support levels being completely out of synch with the marginal costs of raising a child.

If I have the kids 30%, 50%, or 70% of the time, my main costs are...
Forum: Parenting Issues 02-19-2021, 11:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,019
Posted By Janus
You were clear that the kid was 14, I just have...

You were clear that the kid was 14, I just have reading comprehension issues. I apologize.



I think the problem here is the disconnect between theory and reality. In theory, you must adhere...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 02-19-2021, 10:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 274
Posted By Janus
I was being tongue in cheek, of course most of...

I was being tongue in cheek, of course most of those situations would allow adjournments. Maybe not the "parent death" one.



"dealing with evil"... one of us is angry :)



I'll give you...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 02-18-2021, 12:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 274
Posted By Janus
If the child is dead paperwork doesn't have the...

If the child is dead paperwork doesn't have the be filed. Otherwise, people die all the time.



If you have a critical illness, you probably should not have custody anyway. If a loved one...
Forum: General Chat 02-18-2021, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 205
Posted By Janus
At the very least, stop paying child support. ...

At the very least, stop paying child support. Kid is not in school.
Forum: Parenting Issues 02-18-2021, 12:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,019
Posted By Janus
I missed that the kid was 14. I assumed that...

I missed that the kid was 14. I assumed that since OP said that she was surprised that the school let the kid go that the kid was grade 3 or younger. Since her son is in grade 8 or 9 and can just...
Forum: Parenting Issues 02-17-2021, 08:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,019
Posted By Janus
Unless school finishes at 6:30pm, it appears that...

Unless school finishes at 6:30pm, it appears that it was not his parenting time.

I would let him know by email that in the future you expect him to follow his parenting time. I would also state...
Forum: Financial Issues 02-16-2021, 09:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 238
Posted By Janus
I don't think they disagree about the value of...

I don't think they disagree about the value of the house. They disagree as to whether notional disposal charges should be deducted from the price.

Eg: Both agree house is worth $500,000, but...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 02-16-2021, 09:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 596
Posted By Janus
Hopefully, not much weight at all. A 12 year old...

Hopefully, not much weight at all. A 12 year old should not be in a scenario where the child is required to choose between the parents.
Forum: Financial Issues 02-16-2021, 09:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 310
Posted By Janus
A) You earn $30,000. You buy a diamond ring for...

A) You earn $30,000. You buy a diamond ring for $20,000.
B) You earn $30,000. You throw a $20,000 party.
C) You earn $30,000. You put $20,000 in a box and bury it in your garden.
D) You earn...
Forum: Financial Issues 02-15-2021, 05:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 160
Posted By Janus
General rule: Don't take advice from your ex's...

General rule: Don't take advice from your ex's lawyer. They have no obligation to you whatsoever. They definitely are not fighting for "justice". They are fighting for their client. That is...
Forum: Financial Issues 02-15-2021, 05:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 238
Posted By Janus
I think there is an idea that there is a...

I think there is an idea that there is a "correct" way of doing it.

As Kinso said, anything is fine, as long as your ex agrees. If she agrees to deduct realtor and lawyer fees, then you can...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 02-13-2021, 12:13 PM
Replies: 2
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Views: 181
Posted By Janus
The offer to settle has expired They should...

The offer to settle has expired

They should have accepted it, they did not. For all intents and purposes, it no longer exists. It still might be used (by you) when arguing costs to show that you...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 02-12-2021, 08:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 274
Posted By Janus
Nothing in your life is more important than this...

Nothing in your life is more important than this court case.

Your other excuse (trying to avoid making the other side angry) is even less convincing. You are in court; outside of physical...
Forum: Parenting Issues 02-10-2021, 11:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,847
Posted By Janus
So, are you saying that he should ask a...

So, are you saying that he should ask a therapist?

:)
Forum: Financial Issues 02-10-2021, 10:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 324
Posted By Janus
You can get temporary support if the matter is...

You can get temporary support if the matter is taking too long. You can also ask that if the house is sold that the money (or a portion of the money) be held until all matters are resolved.

It...
Forum: Financial Issues 02-10-2021, 10:34 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,353
Posted By Janus
Better to vent here than in a lawyer's office. ...

Better to vent here than in a lawyer's office. Losing control of your emotions here is free. Obviously a real therapist would be even better, but some people cannot even afford that. (Also,...
Forum: Parenting Issues 02-05-2021, 06:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 241
Posted By Janus
Those will never be relevant. All that...

Those will never be relevant.

All that matters if you are hoping to show a lack of cooperation are the offers to settle.

Hopefully you have made many severable offers to settle. If they...
Forum: Parenting Issues 02-05-2021, 02:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 493
Posted By Janus
Just be polite in all your communication about...

Just be polite in all your communication about this.

"If you have some concerns about the appointment, you are more than welcome to come! It will be at 123 Hula Street at 2pm. The name of the...
Forum: Financial Issues 02-03-2021, 06:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 961
Posted By Janus
I wish more people were aware of this. If...

I wish more people were aware of this.

If your spouse is saying that they do not want to go back to work, this is an incredibly dangerous situation. You are at the threshold of losing...
Forum: Parenting Issues 02-02-2021, 10:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 481
Posted By Janus
If somebody was dumb enough to repeatedly post...

If somebody was dumb enough to repeatedly post pictures of them breaking quarantine, that might be interesting. I guess if they have pictures of them doing it on a bunch of different days, clearly...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 02-01-2021, 11:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 632
Posted By Janus
In your initial offer, did you assign a value to...

In your initial offer, did you assign a value to your business and offer to split that with her?
Forum: Parenting Issues 02-01-2021, 06:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 481
Posted By Janus
As Tayken subtly alluded to in red and CAPS, it...

As Tayken subtly alluded to in red and CAPS, it depends on how one "proves" that it is not an isolated incident.

He is right, for most people the only proof would be dragging the kids in, which is...
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