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Forum: Divorce & Family Law 04-15-2021, 01:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By shellshocked22
The reason the father got only 38.7% rather than...

The reason the father got only 38.7% rather than at least 40% is that IF he had been given 40% then the mother would have had to also contribute to child support to the Dad. That is, in theory Dad...
Forum: Financial Issues 03-26-2021, 12:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Posted By shellshocked22
Perhaps I'm missing something here but.... ...

Perhaps I'm missing something here but....


If your agreement formally confirms a maximum amount of spousal support, then WHY are you paying more than that ?
Forum: Financial Issues 03-25-2021, 02:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Posted By shellshocked22
Another possible problem is related to child...

Another possible problem is related to child support (CS). Basically, CRA gives first priority to CS over SS. So, let's say you paid FULL SS but were short $1,000 is CS. In that case they...
Forum: Financial Issues 03-12-2021, 11:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 401
Posted By shellshocked22
Unless you received a raise, I'm puzzled why your...

Unless you received a raise, I'm puzzled why your NOA is showing a large income INCREASE. I think WSIB pays around 85% of your prior earnings so if anything you should see slightly less than your...
Forum: Financial Issues 02-08-2021, 09:11 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,757
Posted By shellshocked22
Just to add to the other comments you've...

Just to add to the other comments you've received....


You should definitely consult a GOOD family law lawyer (perhaps ask around for referrals - also high price doesn't necessarily mean quality...
Forum: Common Law Issues 12-17-2020, 04:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 398
Posted By shellshocked22
As always, get a good family law lawyer to assist...

As always, get a good family law lawyer to assist you. My hunch on the questions....


-if the house is in BOTH your names then I suspect you BOTH own it and so she is entitled to 50% of the...
Forum: General Chat 07-22-2020, 12:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,649
Posted By shellshocked22
For what it's worth, I agree with your analysis -...

For what it's worth, I agree with your analysis - the kids are spoiled, ungrateful/brainwashed (take your pick) but abusive towards him as their father. I would cut the little (select your fave...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 06-01-2020, 07:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 467
Posted By shellshocked22
Short answer : STAY in the house (ideally get a...

Short answer : STAY in the house (ideally get a separate bedroom) until the separation agreement is finalized. Why?


-while you both are in the home, the law considers you both to have 50 50...
Forum: Financial Issues 05-14-2020, 09:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,216
Posted By shellshocked22
With respect to the spousal support situation,...

With respect to the spousal support situation, don't forget that monthly SS paid under an agreement or court order is a tax DEDUCTION for you (she has to pay tax on it). If you're in the $120K plus...
Forum: Political Issues 04-17-2020, 10:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,328
Posted By shellshocked22
I hate to say it, but the system will NOT change...

I hate to say it, but the system will NOT change ! In my opinion, major reasons include....


1) MONEY !!!! Lawyers make a fortune from the divorce industry (among others) and guess what most...
Forum: Financial Issues 04-10-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 692
Posted By shellshocked22
I'm not an accountant but based on my...

I'm not an accountant but based on my experience.....


On your tax return you would have indicated the amount of spousal support AND child support paid. As noted earlier in this thread, only the...
Forum: Financial Issues 06-27-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,348
Posted By shellshocked22
To Asphense... I'm not 100% but I think the...

To Asphense...

I'm not 100% but I think the reason that ss drops as you get less time with kids is....

The system prioritizes child support over spousal support (as if it really is any...
Forum: Financial Issues 12-11-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,882
Posted By shellshocked22
Just a few comments for you to consider.... ...

Just a few comments for you to consider....

I totally get your desire to "get it over with" with respect to spousal support and consider a lump sum. The gist of the calculation used for lump sums...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 06-26-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,747
Posted By shellshocked22
For what it's worth, I sympathize with your...

For what it's worth, I sympathize with your situation. It's totally not fair and even common sense doesn't justify it. Welcome to Family Law in Canada.

This is a long shot but might work....
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Forum: Financial Issues 05-08-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 598
Posted By shellshocked22
Sadly I suspected that was the case but thank you...

Sadly I suspected that was the case but thank you for feedback. I wouldn't even mind if it was actually being used for "child support" but I have my doubts how much of the "child support" is...
Forum: Financial Issues 05-07-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 598
Posted By shellshocked22
Table Updates

Apparently the child support tables changed effective November 2017. Surprise surprise they're screwing the payors for even MORE child support even if your income remains the same.

The government...
Forum: Financial Issues 04-25-2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 839
Posted By shellshocked22
Thanks Rockscan - at least that's a little bit of...

Thanks Rockscan - at least that's a little bit of good news lol
Forum: Financial Issues 04-25-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 839
Posted By shellshocked22
Personally I think the Canadian laws regarding...

Personally I think the Canadian laws regarding spousal and child support guidelines are anything but fair for the higher wage earner and rarely would pass the common sense test in many cases.

I...
Forum: Financial Issues 04-25-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 839
Posted By shellshocked22
Can step parent income come into play for Section 7 post secondary ?

So here is the quick summary....

Ex has the children most of the time - I only have EOW visits. Ex has been common-law with new partner for roughly 6 years.

It appears that the "usual"...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 03-09-2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,939
Posted By shellshocked22
As noted by some other replies here, be VERY...

As noted by some other replies here, be VERY careful over her refusal to get independent legal advise (ILA). At the risk of sounding paranoid, while she claims its simply about saving legal fees,...
Forum: Financial Issues 01-06-2017, 11:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,209
Posted By shellshocked22
I concur with Arabian - foolish not to have a...

I concur with Arabian - foolish not to have a lawyer working for YOU to review the draft SA. 14 year relationship (sadly they INCLUDE common law plus married as time "married" for support...
Forum: Financial Issues 02-17-2016, 03:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,130
Posted By shellshocked22
The threshold for "offset" child support is 40%...

The threshold for "offset" child support is 40% or more, not 50%. Yes, the OP will have to disclose their NOA at that point also since that information is needed to determine what each party has to...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 11-23-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,057
Posted By shellshocked22
Be VERY careful about "negotiating" CS. My...

Be VERY careful about "negotiating" CS. My understanding is that if later challenged by the receiving party, the court would very likely over rule a signed agreement since CS is "the right of the...
Forum: Financial Issues 09-09-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 814
Posted By shellshocked22
I'm assuming the "child" actually saved the money...

I'm assuming the "child" actually saved the money as opposed to having earned it but spent much of it ...

First of all, very impressive on his/her part ! My guess if it goes to court would be...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 08-21-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,638
Posted By shellshocked22
Sorry to hear of your situation. However, I...

Sorry to hear of your situation. However, I think the matter is relatively straight forward and might not be so bad for the OP...

1) The "matrimonial home", value $600,000, is simply split...
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