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Forum: Divorce & Family Law 05-11-2020, 10:06 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,163
Posted By arabian
good advice Kinso. There have been many people...

good advice Kinso. There have been many people on this forum over the years who had successfully had their lawyer's bills assessed and received court-ordered reimbursement.

I was very fortunate...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 05-11-2020, 10:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 281
Posted By arabian
It has been my experience, dealing with courts...

It has been my experience, dealing with courts from 2 provinces, that the judges prefer their forms. I too had spread sheets but was quickly admonished by court clerks to use the appropriate...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 05-11-2020, 09:55 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,163
Posted By arabian
You do have good points Kinso. My comments...

You do have good points Kinso.

My comments are specific to this poster: 30k has gotten her nowhere (prior to CoVid-19).

Now she has plenty of time to lawyer shop. She should have copies...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 05-11-2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 281
Posted By arabian
In my personal experience (my divorce and ex in...

In my personal experience (my divorce and ex in another province), when being taken to court numerous times in Ontario by ex trying to end SS, I always had to file a financial statement. Court...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 05-11-2020, 09:34 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,163
Posted By arabian
You need to get another lawyer... one who isn't...

You need to get another lawyer... one who isn't hiding behind writing letters. You know any date you arrange for a conference will be rescheduled over and over again.

(Btw people can receive...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 05-05-2020, 02:01 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,390
Posted By arabian
I insisted on receiving faxed hand-written...

I insisted on receiving faxed hand-written communication from my ex for a while. That way I knew it was him (and not the g/f) responding. People nowadays don't own fax machines though.... pity.
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Forum: Financial Issues 04-28-2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 860
Posted By arabian
I'm still alive! To the best of my knowledge...

I'm still alive!

To the best of my knowledge Refrane's response was correct.

I recently cancelled all SS & arrears as my ex has terminal cancer with 4-6 weeks left. I will post again at a...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 03-16-2020, 10:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,053
Posted By arabian
Res judicata I go through this at least 1 x...

Res judicata

I go through this at least 1 x a year. Still requires jumping through all the hoops and filing all the correct papers. I'm getting rather good at it now. I win every time. No...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 02-26-2020, 10:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 635
Posted By arabian
Interesting read.... particularly judge's...

Interesting read.... particularly judge's impression that matter could go either way.
There are some notable examples of self-represented being awarded costs at trial on this forum. Might be worth...
Forum: Financial Issues 02-17-2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 725
Posted By arabian
You may have made the payments on the mortgage...

You may have made the payments on the mortgage for the past 3 years but you can't afford the upkeep. What about the property taxes and utilities - are you current on those?

You are trying to...
Forum: Financial Issues 02-17-2020, 02:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 725
Posted By arabian
I have a few questions. How did your husband...

I have a few questions.

How did your husband deplete equity in the home without your signature/knowledge? You indicate it was a home previously owned by family member. Was it transferred to your...
Forum: Divorce Support 01-30-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,060
Posted By arabian
FAAAntastic news! Very smart to have put...

FAAAntastic news!

Very smart to have put money aside through the years.

Your man is lucky to have you in his life. Now you guys can focus on planning a nice life. Kids (young adults) will...
Forum: Parenting Issues 01-27-2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,495
Posted By arabian
Some of you might recall a thread a few years...

Some of you might recall a thread a few years back (4?) where the mother of 2 boys was insistent on attending EVERYTHING her kids did. The father would take kids on a ski trip (to neighboring...
Forum: Parenting Issues 01-26-2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,495
Posted By arabian
sorry things are not going smoothly for you ...

sorry things are not going smoothly for you

when is the magical 50/50 supposed to happen?

Are you showing up by yourself to cheer your kids on or are you showing up with the new g/f in tow? ...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 01-12-2020, 06:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 793
Posted By arabian
depends upon which province you are in. In...

depends upon which province you are in.
In Alberta arbitration is a pretty sweet deal. I was married for 30 yrs. Contentious divorce involving business (no child custody issues). I went through...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 01-12-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 872
Posted By arabian
I'd recommend you learn how to use the "search"...

I'd recommend you learn how to use the "search" on this forum.
there have been many people in your situation post on here through the years.

try putting in some words like "criminal charges child...
Forum: Financial Issues 01-06-2020, 09:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,221
Posted By arabian
Lots of jobs you could look at doing and...

Lots of jobs you could look at doing and retraining/upgrading certainly feasible if you are only 50. You can take night courses on computer basics for low cost. Also check out resources for woman...
Forum: Financial Issues 01-06-2020, 09:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 343
Posted By arabian
You may be only 10k apart on your NOAs but upon...

You may be only 10k apart on your NOAs but upon closer examination it may be argued that you are claiming things to reduce your income tax that might be ok with CRA but not kosher with family court. ...
Forum: Financial Issues 01-06-2020, 09:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 804
Posted By arabian
reading this thread and I'm curious.... how do...

reading this thread and I'm curious.... how do you know for sure what your ex is doing with the CS?

If she is banking everything then that would mean that she is using HER money to pay household...
Forum: Financial Issues 11-30-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 575
Posted By arabian
whatever either you or your spouse purchased...

whatever either you or your spouse purchased while married would be considered a matrimonial asset... so the two of you bought a house with daughter and son-in-law (even if her name isn't on the...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 11-05-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,333
Posted By arabian
Go to your local courthouse and file for a peace...

Go to your local courthouse and file for a peace bond. They will serve him and the two of you will have to appear before a judge. You feel threatened. Judge very well may order the two of you have...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 10-18-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,246
Posted By arabian
finally.... arbitration hope you get through...

finally.... arbitration
hope you get through this soon

best wishes
Forum: Domestic Violence 10-11-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 995
Posted By arabian
That's great that you are communicating amicably...

That's great that you are communicating amicably with one another!

I'd suggest that you schedule some time to talk about the kids and where you both want to see them in 5, 10, 15 and 20 years. DO...
Forum: Domestic Violence 10-11-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 995
Posted By arabian
Sorry you are going through this. If you...

Sorry you are going through this.

If you have plenty of equity in your home and both have good steady employment you can count on lawyers not wanting the two of you to settle things...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 10-08-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 15,287
Posted By arabian
My advice has been to involve children's services...

My advice has been to involve children's services as it seems rather odd that step-mother (temporary or not) has kept children from the mother.

I am curious also, no mention of cause of death of...
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