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My sons father has been absent for 8 and a half years. He
My sons father has been absent for 8 and a half years. He has recently got in contact and wants a paternity test and visitation. My son is about to turn 10. What are my rights? … read more
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Just wondering how we go about removing the current so
Hi there just wondering how we go about removing the current so called father on my daughters birth certificate when we have just found out he is not the father without going through court … read more
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If peace of mind Dna test is handle by third party like by
If peace of mind Dna test is handle by third party like by an friend that we trust, is that classified as legal test for paternity? Me and the father we don't have enough money to do legal test so we … read more
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Our sons girlfriend is pregnant. She already has x3
hi. our sons girlfriend is pregnant. She already has x3 children. There is already no food in the house, unpaid Bill's, etc etc This living environment is less than ideal to bring another child into. … read more
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My mother was in a domestic violence relationship when I was
Hi There, my mother was in a domestic violence relationship when I was born to a man that is not my paternal father, he insisted his name be put down on my birth certificate-which she did under duress… read more
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Basically I am wondering what route I can take my sons
Hi Pearl, basically I am wondering what route I can take my sons father is absent from his life but I want him to have involvement or be paying towards his costs as it's hard on my own. He is not down… read more
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Can a contract be drawn up between the mother and father
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I contacted you earlier concerning my husbands rights
Hi Chris, I contacted you earlier concerning my husbands rights regarding his paternal son. His son was adopted out soon after he was born, and as a result it must have been stated on his birth certif… read more
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I was born in nz in 1970, my mum took my father to court and
Hi, I was born in nz in 1970, my mum took my father to court for paternity and blood tests confirmed 99% that he was my father. He said in court that he had a current girlfriend that was pregnant and … read more
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A girl claims that I am the dad of her unborn child, there
A girl claims that I am the dad of her unborn child, there has been no tests done to prove that I am, there is a chance that I could be but a chance that I am not. She is trying to put my name on the … read more
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There and thanks in advance, What are the chances of
Hi there and thanks in advance, What are the chances of a man winning some/all custody or visitation in the following situation? The man is a business owner, married and has several other children in … read more
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Child support, my son's father has never paid anything towards
Child support, my son's father has never paid anything towards this , my son is now 24.We lived together for a very short time as he was and is very violent.The father has always refused to go on my s… read more
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How do you go about getting a paternity test done. My sons
How do you go about getting a paternity test done. My son's ex is hounding him and claiming he is her daughters father but he is adamant they broke up before she was pregnant… read more
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Hi, I sent through a question already but not sure if it has
Hi, I sent through a question already but not sure if it has been received as I had not registered. My ex husband has requested a paternity test in regards XXXXX XXXXX of my daughters as he may not be… read more
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I left my sons father nearly three years ago. We were not
I left my son's father nearly three years ago. We were not in a relationship when my son was born in 2007 and he refused to sign the birth certificate for nearly 3 months so it was lodged late without… read more
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I had a baby girl June 13 2005, at the time of birth I was
I had a baby girl June 13 2005, at the time of birth I was living with and in a relationship with a man who is not her biological father, I'll call him EUG. At the time of her conception I had been sl… read more
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Hi there, Would my son who is 19 be eligible for a British
Hi there, Would my son who is 19 be eligible for a British passport, his father is English and is not on my son's birth certificate. I tried when Rory was 7 to sue for perternity in NZ but was unsucce… read more
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i am moving to new zealand with my son but a potential father
i am moving to new zealand with my son but a potential father of my child is threatening me with a court ordered dna test.hes not on birth cert and i do get centrelink benefits but dont want child sup… read more
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