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How can i get my two children to return to my care fulltime
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I have a client with the following circumstances. He is
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My daughter wants to bring her two year old son back to New
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My daughters were take out of NZ by my Ex to Israel, we had
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Hi, I'm a nz citizen and my partner is australian citizen.
Hi, I'm a nz citizen and my partner is australian citizen. We have a son who is nz citizen and we live in Australia. I want to move back to nz with our son, but partner won't allow. Is there a way to … read more
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Hi Chris, Where can I find reference in the law which covers
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Hi can you tell me if my children can be forced back to the
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OK, new question. Turns our my ex has somehow accessed my computer/emails
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I came out from the UK 6 months ago with my NZ partner (we
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