Thanks for the reply. Recently the judge denied the seperation application filed by the husband in the family court. Husband has the trespass order against the wife to enter the rental home whose rent is paid by the husband, now can the wife challenge that trespass order? Can the wife claim maintenance even though she is living overseas with her parents? If husband already takes the benefits can the wife still claim maintenance and travel expense to meet the child? is there a law in nz regarding marital abandonment? if no then are there any organisations through which the dependent wife can raise voice against the husband for giving the mental torture to wife?
That is a trespass notice, not an order, and you can ignore this if you have the right to occupy. You can only claim maintenance in the country where you are living but could not claim in New Zealand while you are living overseas. There is no law in New Zealand about leaving your wife. You can choose to do so freely. There is a no fault system for separating and having the marriage dissolved, so the fault in a divorce is not important.
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