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My wife is in NZ and she has my son (16 month old) with her.
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Michael. My son has asked me to find out what his rights are
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, Two 5 year old twins (here unlawfully) are facing
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I am 37 years old ad my sister is two years older.
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Hi again,have now spoken to the CSA and looking at my options
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I am a US citizen and I have been married to my Kiwi husband
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My daughter is separated from her husband and has just gone
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My wife lives in Hong Kong with me. We have two young children
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My husband has left me and our 10 month old baby in kuwait,
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My son is the father of a 2 week old baby but the mother does
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Hi, just wondering what will happen to the father of my children
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My wife & I, become guardians of Luke, a 9yr boy, in December
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When dos the new law come into affect for trusts. I have a
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My youngest child is 23 years old. I have just received a bill
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Could you give me a few good reasons as to why week about is
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Hi, My ex wife has now signed on the DPB and she has told them
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HI. I am a US citizen married to a New Zealander. We have a
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