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Can I get a court order to keep my kid.. in my home while my

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Can I get a court order to keep my kid.. in my home while my common law wife is still in it until she leaves.then after that I can fight for custody because she is always saying that she is leaving and she is taking my child.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: New Zealand Law
Expert:  Chris The Lawyer replied 3 years ago.

christhelawyer : HiWelcome to JustAnswer. My first response will follow shortly. Please feel free to follow up if anything is not clear
christhelawyer : You can apply to the family court for parenting orders. This can be done while you are still together, although I expect she may well move out if you do this. But have you tried any family counselling first? The court will want to know this before the judge makes any orders.

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