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Court hits dads hard.

Top court's ruling allows judges to order catch-up child support payments


Ottawa Sun, Ottawa, Ontario, August 1, 2006

TORONTO -- A child support ruling handed down yesterday by Canada's highest court will clog the justice system and make deadbeat dads of responsible fathers, said a man who runs a divorce support network.

In a 7-0 decision, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled judges have the power to order catch-up payments when the parent paying support -- usually the father -- doesn't stick to the rules and has no good excuse for his penny-pinching.

Deidre Smith, the lawyer for four Alberta fathers who had challenged support awards imposed on them, estimated 700,000 families could be affected by the decision.

Stacy Robb, who runs DADS Canada, a Toronto-based divorce support network for fathers, said it will turn parents who believed they had been making their full child-support payments into deadbeats.


"What is going to happen is all these people who thought they had final orders actually owe money," said Robb, who started the network after his own divorce. "They're going to be sitting there thinking 'I'm paid up. This must be some kind of mistake.' "

Robb added this will unnecessarily tie up the family court system.

Family lawyer Jacqueline Peeters said the decision is Read More ..mplex. She said retroactive payments will only be applied if there is good reason, such as a payer who intentionally hid an increase in income.

The decision clarifies that child support should change with the support-payer's income, she said.

"For most people, it's going to be a simple process of sending in your tax returns and adjusting support," Peeters said.

In the cases at hand, two of the four fathers were ordered to pay retroactive awards of $22,000 and $108,000 respectively. The others were absolved based on their specific financial and legal positions.

The ruling left room for decisions in the lower courts to vary based on the specific facts of each case.

Smith said her advice to clients will be simple.


"Make sure they make financial disclosure ... at the very bare minimum on an annual basis ... Don't wait for the court cases to start."

Federal law sets guidelines that tie child support to ability to pay and number of children. But people often leave old jobs and take new ones. Custody arrangements can also become outdated if children move between parents.

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96% of women are liars, honest

5,000 women polled

Half the women said that if they became pregnant by another man but wanted to stay with their partner, they would lie about the baby's real father.

Forty-two per cent would lie about contraception in order to get pregnant, no matter the wishes of their partner.


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Perhaps it is not a coincidence that women are many times more likely to murder their offspring than men. 

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On a recent trip out to a local mall on a Saturday evening, I was picking through the T-shirts for teenagers when I spotted one with the words "Boys are Stupid, Throw Rocks at Them."

I'm used to seeing variations on the Girl Power theme when I'm in these stores but I was shocked to see something so negative about boys. As the mother of both a boy and a girl, I felt sick when I saw the slogan. I felt even worse when I logged onto the website of the retailer who sells these products. They are designed and manufactured by a clothing company called David & Goliath, based in Clearwater, Fla.

I was not happy to see a list of so-called funny slogans: Boys Lie, Poke Em in the Eye; Boys are Goobers, Drop Anvils on Their Heads; Lobotomy, How to Train Boys; If Boys are So Tough, Why are They So Afraid of Knives (this with a picture of a boy running away with knives in the air); or Tape Can Be Fun, a T-shirt with a boy's mouth covered in tape. One of the T-shirts is actually featured in the February issue of YM magazine this year.

Can't you just imagine the hue and cry if the word girl was inserted into all of these