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Hi there...just getting a feel for my responsibilities for child support from NZ to Aust via our NZ IRS system due to my ex unknowingly leaving with my family of which I pay for one child under 19 in … read more
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I am from South Africa am currently living in NZ with my partner who is on a 3 yr work visa, we will be applying for residency in June this year. My daughters biological father has moved from South Af… read more
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I am 66 soon retired, married with husband also retired.
Hi, I am 66 soon retired, married with husband also retired. Income now from Swedish pension 550$ per month and my husbands nz pension 600$/fortnight ca. … read more
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My former wife and her new husband had kidnapped my children
Hi Chris, My former wife and her new husband had kidnapped my children to NZ, change their names to her new husband's name and applied IRD on the children name. I won the custody case in NZ. Now i wan… read more
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Need advice on behalf of my son who currently lives in
Need advice on behalf of my son who currently lives in Melbourne. He is divorced and has been paying child support since he left NZ. Received a serious work injury about 2 years ago resulting in numer… read more
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My daughter at a age took out a student loan in NZ approx
My daughter at a young age took out a student loan in NZ approx 17yrs ago whilst she was single. Her husband and eventually the family moved to Australia to get a job. She thought she would have to pa… read more
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Second opinion] Under NZ Law, I was overseas for the last
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I live and work overseas, I send my salary back to NZ, do I
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My business partner holds 60% of shares. He manages the
Hi, my business partner holds 60% of shares. He manages the company and I am 40% shareholder. We have no disagreements on anything related to thr company at all. He is wanting to buy my shares! Can he… read more
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I m jolie from vietnam. my sons dad is in ashburton. I
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Am I liable to NZ child support for my two teenage
Am I liable to NZ child support for my two teenage daughters(13 and 15) only if my ex (the full time caring parent) claims child support and /or solo parent benefit from NZ IRD? Do I have to pay if I … read more
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It's about students loan, citizen living in NSW, Migrated
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I am 37 years old ad my sister is two years older.
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What can my husband do to have legal guardianship of my 2 daughters
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My 11 yr old son and I are living in Australia, we are NZ citizens.
My 11 yr old son and I are living in Australia, we are NZ citizens. My son's father lives in NZ and is a director of 4 companies and yet only pays just over $100 in child support. His assessment shows… read more
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We have student loans which we did not pay for over 10 years.
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Hi, just wondering what will happen to the father of my children
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Hi there I am writing once again about NZ student loans. I
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