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Forum: Financial Issues 10-29-2021, 08:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 730
Posted By Gilligan
I agree, I think it's pretty clear, but I want to...

I agree, I think it's pretty clear, but I want to make sure that I'm not off here.

In terms of her cooperation, she's just in breach... We had some joint RESP, but she's locked the account and...
Forum: Financial Issues 10-28-2021, 04:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 730
Posted By Gilligan
Thanks for the information. It's a university...

Thanks for the information. It's a university business program in an accredited feild in southern ontario. It's much more likely to get coop work-terms in that area or the GTA, so it's much more...
Forum: Financial Issues 10-26-2021, 09:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 730
Posted By Gilligan
Post Secondary and Co-op programs

Hey folks,

Looking for a little guidance as I'm trying to navigate my child getting older and going being away for university. I have two somewhat pretty straight forward questions regarding...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 10-08-2021, 02:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,081
Posted By Gilligan
You are making big assumptions when you know...

You are making big assumptions when you know nothing of my situation. I need to address secion 7 as my ex is not contributing towards post-secondary and they are a support receipient (as a result of...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 10-08-2021, 12:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,081
Posted By Gilligan
Yes, I helped complete his taxes and he did...

Yes, I helped complete his taxes and he did indeed receive a T4A. He didn't have to pay taxes last year, but I am doubtfull that mom would agree to assist him. While that would be nice, she wouldn't...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 10-08-2021, 11:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,081
Posted By Gilligan
Thanks, I get it and i'm not trying "to get a...

Thanks, I get it and i'm not trying "to get a little bit more". My point of asking the question is to avoid litigating something that has no merit. So, in that vain, I really appreciate the feedback....
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 10-08-2021, 07:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,081
Posted By Gilligan
SillPaying, I'm not trying to disuade you or...

SillPaying,

I'm not trying to disuade you or change your view, the case law seems to be pretty clear from what I've seen, but wasn't entirly easy to find.

What trips me up however is that part...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 10-07-2021, 02:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,081
Posted By Gilligan
StillPaying, I really appreciate the information...

StillPaying, I really appreciate the information and cases quoted, it is very helpful. I find it somewhat strange that the money is received by one parent, both are accountable for paying child...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 10-06-2021, 05:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,081
Posted By Gilligan
CPP - Child Disability Benefit (given to a parent for a minor child)

Hi there,

I have a bit of an odd issue and really having a hard time finding case law around it. I'm hoping that somebody on this forum may be familliar and would be able to guide me a bit.
...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 06-08-2021, 07:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,086
Posted By Gilligan
So, I have some updates to date and perhaps a few...

So, I have some updates to date and perhaps a few questions / requests.

Mom has agreed to child attending this program in writing. However, mom has taken the position that she will NOT vary any...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 05-12-2021, 11:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,086
Posted By Gilligan
No really, regardless of staying home or going...

No really, regardless of staying home or going away, I would expect the child to have some "skin in the game".

I actually think Mom is encouraging my son to accept a program, even if it is away....
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 05-12-2021, 09:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,086
Posted By Gilligan
Thank you momof2teenboys, I have sent a...

Thank you momof2teenboys,

I have sent a note. This has been my standard practice over the years, however the tactic that's often been used (sadly with a great deal of success) is that she did not...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 05-12-2021, 07:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,086
Posted By Gilligan
I would love to do away with FRO and just put in...

I would love to do away with FRO and just put in our proportionate portion towards education and use the RESP accordingly. Not sure that mom will go with this because court has always been the...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 05-11-2021, 12:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,086
Posted By Gilligan
Thank you Rockscan, this seems to be inline with...

Thank you Rockscan, this seems to be inline with what I've read.

I think mom generally supports the child going away for university, but you are correct with there being a program locally,...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 05-11-2021, 10:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,086
Posted By Gilligan
Post Secondary Expenses in a Shared Custody Sitaution

Hi there,

I have done a fair bit of research on this and have some outstanding questions as most of the guidance seems to be written in the lens of a Sole Custody situation.

Background:
Child...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 02-26-2021, 11:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 469
Posted By Gilligan
Somewhat dumb question

After being through a number or court orders and motions, I am trying to get a handle on what is enforced?

For example, from what I gather, CS and S7 can be changed every time and it voids...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 11-04-2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 942
Posted By Gilligan
I couldn't agree more... I wish judges would deal...

I couldn't agree more... I wish judges would deal with this behavior more, it seems that it's rewarded in family court unfortunately.
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 11-04-2020, 10:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 467
Posted By Gilligan
Swearing of documents

I need to update CS and having getting no response from my EX about her 2019 income. (Joint Custody / Equal access).

I'm guessing there is a reason that it's not being shared and thinking that I...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 11-04-2020, 10:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 942
Posted By Gilligan
Maybe I'm jaded... and I fully agree with the...

Maybe I'm jaded... and I fully agree with the point the judge makes here.

But... the difference of a day IS about winning and loosing when you look at financial consequences of support as a...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 10-02-2020, 07:46 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 19,228
Posted By Gilligan
I would add... be a model parent and be very...

I would add... be a model parent and be very careful with your communication with your ex. Minimize anything and expect anything you say to be twisted by her lawyer trying to discredit you.

I had...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 10-01-2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,466
Posted By Gilligan
I'm sadly of the view that there wouldn't be much...

I'm sadly of the view that there wouldn't be much of a family law practice if it wasn't so financially lucrative. I know that's a pretty harsh statement, but many of the court room battles are...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 10-01-2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 636
Posted By Gilligan
Likely this was wise advice, and you both may...

Likely this was wise advice, and you both may have benefit from this, as would your child. I find the "primary residence" pure non-sense and all about control.
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 10-01-2020, 04:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 636
Posted By Gilligan
I wouldn't be so quick to call this insurance...

I wouldn't be so quick to call this insurance fraud. I run into this often and have had to deal with private insurance companies who I'm really surprised as to how they see it.

If you are in a...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 07-23-2020, 08:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,867
Posted By Gilligan
Having a similar ex, all i can say is the best...

Having a similar ex, all i can say is the best advice is to not provide the information. "Anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law".

It is unfortunate and the father...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 07-09-2020, 07:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 941
Posted By Gilligan
I am / was somewhat in your very same...

I am / was somewhat in your very same predicament.

In my case, my ex was able to present a doctor's note from a clinic & LTD letter for temporary LTD. Not only was CS adjusted, I was also on the...
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