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Forum: Divorce & Family Law 05-31-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 297
Posted By ifonlyihadknown
Though I don't think any ex should get SS if...

Though I don't think any ex should get SS if making over $100K the divorce act does say that one of the objectives of spousal support is, "(a) recognize any economic advantages or disadvantages to...
Forum: Financial Issues 05-22-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 253
Posted By ifonlyihadknown
First step is to determine if there should be any...

First step is to determine if there should be any SS at all.

If there is to be SS, I believe the "rule of thumb" for spousal support is 1/2 year for every year of marriage, so 7.5 years.

The...
Forum: Political Issues 05-16-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By ifonlyihadknown
I do agree with Iona that domestic violence is...

I do agree with Iona that domestic violence is more serious than assaults outside the home, mainly because it should be a safe place and it's often very difficult to leave the home.

However, I'm...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 05-15-2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 263
Posted By ifonlyihadknown
You have to register with FRO. They will enforce...

You have to register with FRO. They will enforce SS as well.
Forum: Financial Issues 05-14-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 529
Posted By ifonlyihadknown
I have no idea how much OP is paying in CS. It...

I have no idea how much OP is paying in CS. It could be $500/month, it could be $10,000/month.

I have no problem with CS going towards, rent, utilities, clothing, food, clothing, holidays,...
Forum: Financial Issues 05-14-2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 529
Posted By ifonlyihadknown
In a world where we have both "Spousal Support"...

In a world where we have both "Spousal Support" and "Child Support", it doesn't seem very unreasonable that the Child Support goes to support the child. Don't you think?

Why would it be...
Forum: Introductions 04-10-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 428
Posted By ifonlyihadknown
Whatever you do, make sure your finances are...

Whatever you do, make sure your finances are separate. Also, figure out and document the marital assets as of the date of separation.
Forum: Financial Issues 04-08-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 341
Posted By ifonlyihadknown
As Child Support is (supposed to be) for the...

As Child Support is (supposed to be) for the child, I don't see how she can justify an increase in SS.

However, SS is the "Wild West" of Family Law, and they could have just about anything in...
Forum: Political Issues 04-04-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,100
Posted By ifonlyihadknown
I learnt that the system must be specifically...

I learnt that the system must be specifically designed to inflict the most psychological pain possible on its victims.

That case conferences and settlement conferences are a complete waste of time...
Forum: Financial Issues 04-04-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 344
Posted By ifonlyihadknown
Do you think that any of it results in an...

Do you think that any of it results in an additional income stream?

Do you think that these assets should be split as part of equalization?

I'm not sure how robust "discovery" is in Family...
Forum: General Chat 04-02-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 337
Posted By ifonlyihadknown
So the data from the article seems to imply that...

So the data from the article seems to imply that the "wage" gap is actually a "child" gap.
Forum: Financial Issues 03-27-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 315
Posted By ifonlyihadknown
Have you read through the SSAG? ...

Have you read through the SSAG?
https://www.justice.gc.ca/eng/fl-df/spousal-epoux/ssag-ldfpae.html
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 03-21-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 845
Posted By ifonlyihadknown
I have no problem with the father trying to...

I have no problem with the father trying to salvage his reputation, especially if this was the case of a vengeful mother using the police as a weapon against him.

Here's an example of the articles...
Forum: Divorce Support 03-13-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 739
Posted By ifonlyihadknown
I feel for you. There's no better way to...

I feel for you.

There's no better way to ensure the destruction of a relationship than to keep a running scorecard of past sins. Over time, the list can only get longer until it destroys the...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 03-13-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,189
Posted By ifonlyihadknown
An experience, good lawyer should have a gut feel...

An experience, good lawyer should have a gut feel as to a likely outcome is in your case. I was in a similar situation to yours and will never forget the feeling of rage, hopelessness, and panic...
Forum: Financial Issues 03-07-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 690
Posted By ifonlyihadknown
I think you're right. It's been a while since I...

I think you're right. It's been a while since I read the SSAG.
Forum: Financial Issues 03-07-2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 690
Posted By ifonlyihadknown
Search for and read the SSAG: ...

Search for and read the SSAG: https://www.justice.gc.ca/eng/fl-df/spousal-epoux/ssag-ldfpae.html

First step is to see if she is even entitled. Why was she working part time? Your kids are no...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 03-01-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,230
Posted By ifonlyihadknown
In my experience, if you make a reasonable offer...

In my experience, if you make a reasonable offer to settle, and include the information in your settlement conference brief, the judge should basically tell your ex that he is being unreasonable and...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 03-01-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,230
Posted By ifonlyihadknown
Are there any really important issues? Such as...

Are there any really important issues? Such as custody?

In my case, the only issues were financial and nothing was a real emergency. The case conference and settlement conference were a colossal...
Forum: General Chat 02-21-2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,469
Posted By ifonlyihadknown
He died Wednesday night so you don't have to...

He died Wednesday night so you don't have to worry about the money.

I haven't seen any articles that commented on the family's background or the mental health or state of the father so won't...
Forum: General Chat 02-17-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,469
Posted By ifonlyihadknown
It's really too bad that the two independent...

It's really too bad that the two independent issues are intertwined; the tragic death of a child and a terribly implemented amber alert system. Hopefully, the implementers of the amber alert system...
Forum: Financial Issues 02-17-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 345
Posted By ifonlyihadknown
I've heard mention of looking at the last 3...

I've heard mention of looking at the last 3 years, especially in cases of varying income, such as when one spouse is paid on commission, bonuses, or is self employed.
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 12-14-2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,049
Posted By ifonlyihadknown
9 days!?! If the father hadn't self-rep'd,...

9 days!?!

If the father hadn't self-rep'd, he would have been bankrupt. I'd hate to think what a 9 day trial would cost in legal fees.
Forum: Financial Issues 10-23-2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 455
Posted By ifonlyihadknown
I'm pretty sure that any assets between the day...

I'm pretty sure that any assets between the day you married and the day you separated are split 50-50 no matter who paid for them. I don't know of any wiggle room. As such, I would think that a...
Forum: Political Issues 10-17-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,191
Posted By ifonlyihadknown
I've heard both sides. A well prepared,...

I've heard both sides. A well prepared, respectful self-rep will probably get some help from a reasonable judge to keep things moving along. An unprepared, emotional, quarrelsome self-rep will...
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