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Archive of March 2013

Mark Miller now in private practice

Tue 19th March 2013:

Hello John I understand you are the owner and administrator of My name is Mark Miller and I am a practising barrister and have been a child support review officer for IRD for over 12 years. My work with the IRD is highly regarded by the department and my name is mentioned regularly in […]

Politicians frightened to admit fathers are vital

Conspiracy of silence on value of marriage: Politicians frightened to admit fathers are vital, says top family lawyer. Supporting marriage has become a ‘no go area’ for our politicians says Baroness Deech. She says an absence of fathers is ‘harming’ the next generation of children. Politicians are ‘too afraid’ of offending cohabiting partners or single […]

Child Support Changes Overdue

From the ODT, Note the spin doctoring from Dunne, particuarly the claim this version of child tax is fairer.

Do Men Become Better Fathers after Divorce?

Wed 13th March 2013:

Before you read this is a totally Australian Article!

Confirmation of the rumour …..

Mon 11th March 2013:

Changes to Child Support were supposed to be implemented on 1 April THIS year, now it’s been put off to next year. Way to go Mr Dunnothing.

Maximum percentage of CS tax based on PAYE income

Sat 9th March 2013:

Hi All I remember hearing somewhere that IRD CS aren’t allowed to take more than 25% of a liable parents income per month. Can anyone confirm if that’s true or not? If this is so is it based on gross or nett income? The other thing I was wondering is about arrears? Is arrears regarded […]

Paternity testing when father is deceased or not available

Fri 8th March 2013:

Paternity testing is carried out as a proof of biological relations between a child and an alleged father. In a normal case, obtaining a sample from the said father is as simple as a swab from the mouth. If the alleged parent is deceased however, the entire process is a bit more complicated. Fortunately, it […]

CYF, do they do anything useful??

Mon 4th March 2013:

OK, this is probably a rhetorical question and I would imagine that the answer is ‘no they are completely useless’ , but my daughter is at risk and I don’t know where to turn.

Here we go again …..

Once again a man dies and the headline is about his wife and child. Typical feminist journalism at it’s finest.

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