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Just one question. Recently I send some money overseas, the
Hi ChrisJust one question.Recently I send some money overseas, the source of the money was family saving and send to family back hone in tow or three small installments. Now the banks are asking what … read more
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Hi there Im wanting some advice on a tricky situation I have with Ministry of health involving claimed monies from carer support ( I have 2 special needs kids that Ive claimed carer support hours for the last 8 years) The Ministry have been investigating my claims and have discovered that I DIDNT claim them correctly( I used a friend to claim hours/ re imbursements because my kids DIDNT want to have care from the MOH carer agencies, they wanted my elderly mother to look after them! I used to claim the money with my friends signatures etc and once I was paid the reimbursed amounts, Id give it to my mother in cash, to look after my kids in the school holidays ,while I took a much needed break. Under their rules, I CANT CLAM money for my mothers care for the kids,I CLAIMED it falsely from them in their eyes and they are now trying to set a case against me for forgery and fraud.My problem is my mother died last year so she cant vouch for what happened, by my son is willing to give a statement to support my actions as good intent. I have a meeting set for the 12th November to meet with the MOH rep Simon O Callaghan now I dont want to say ANYTHING to him as I feel hes "fishing " for evidence to stack against me and I need to build my case to take to their interview system ( which is recorded ) as any thing I say will be held against me. I need some advice as right now Im having regular panic attacks, I CANT AFFORD a lawyer and Im NOT getting the advice I need from community sources!( as until they press charges I cant get legal aid) Can you help me? ( I may be able to get a small amount of funding from an agency Im dealing with for my mental health, as this has been making me sick and anxious and Ive been seeing doctors to deal with this. I know the way I went about this was wrong but my intention was CORRECT! look forward to your reply. My mobile is###-##-####of you want to call me and my email address is***@******.*** … read more
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Were in a bit of an unusual situation. A few years ago i
were in a bit of an unusual situation. A few years ago i borrowed money form a person back in a different country me and him are citizens of. I have paid back my debt. He wrote a note by hand where he himself states he has received the debt i later moved to new zeland (im a citizen of nz). Ow i live in Australia while i have been absent from that country he claimed he did not receive the money he got an order from that country and now he is trying to enforce that order in new zealand … read more
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If the police dont have a statement against you and your
Hello. If the police dont have a statement against you and your partner called them after a domestic and doesnt want to press charges, but said that you put your hand on her neck and threatened her wi… read more
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My marrige broke down in 2011 as my husband was having an
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Im *******, or organisation would like to seek help! Westpac
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I am a New Zealand Citizen who has been living and working
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Can a Australian family court order someone in New Zealand
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My daughter is living in Australia. She got in a bad situation and has a couple of small drug convictions while there. She planned a trip home to nz for a funeral and a wedding and applied for a visa … read more
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My father who had a heart surgery 4-5weeks ago -aged 72
My father who had a heart surgery 4-5weeks ago -aged 72 yeards, full with medication have been caught by our neighbour urinating in our bush. They have taken a photographed and accused of masturbating. The photograped they took was him standing in the near by bush and you can identify that he was only urinating. Where do we stand ? … read more
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I live in perth wa, I am writing to you to get help with
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ive been renting a property for 7weeks nw. the landlord lives
ive been renting a property for 7weeks nw. the landlord lives on the same premises next door to me. Our tenancy agreement being a fixed term ending 06/11/2013. Ive recieved a hand written notice on 02… read more
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I have been getting charged child support since April 2009
I have been getting charged child support since April 2009 However I now have a signed affidavit by my ex saying we were living together and broke up in November 2009. Am I able to get my money back? … read more
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I am a child support paying dad of one 1 dependant, who i have
I am a child support paying dad of one 1 dependant, who i have access to 4 times a year. I have never missed a payment being usually in credit. Ive been and still are being made subject to continual a… read more
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