OK, so it seems that the mother of my children is taking my 2 kids to Canada to live and I will have no knowledge of where they will be living and no contact details whatsoever. I live in Australia which is irrelevant really because she blocks my access to them when I visit NZ […]
Archive of Child Support
Every now and then, it is necessary to push aside all of the distractions and make sure that the main energy is focussed onto the most important issues. It is necessary to identify actions that should have been taken place but didn’t, as much as the actions that did take place. But what are they?
Free (State Funded) Lawyers aiding Benefit Bludging Mothers to keep Good Fathers away from their Children
I just thought I’d let you guys know that your hard earned tax dollars are being used to help benefit defrauding bludging mothers keep good fathers away from their children. The mother of my children is trying to have me removed as legal guardian of my 2 younger children whilst at the same time is […]
We don’t see many Family Court cases reported on – every male needs to read this one. There are some hard lessons for the boys here within the realm of no fault divorce. http://www.stuff.co.nz/business/money/9249179/Woman-wins-70-of-assets-in-divorce If anyone finds a link to the actual judgement can you please add the link in a comment.
Representatives of the Ministry of Men’s Affairs (a community group because successive governments have failed to respect the voice and welfare of men) will be present at protests each Saturday in October to coincide with the male-denigrating White Ribbon Campaign. The protests will will encourage people to wear a black ribbon instead to show they […]
Greg Andresen of Men’s Health Australia has set up a March for Father’s Day, 1st September Sunday, at Hyde Park Corner, Sydney. The Theme is A Voice for Children and is against all of the commercial forms of Parental Alienation. These issues are even more of a problem in New Zealand than in Australia, where […]
Hi Just trying to get my head around the new child support calculations that will come in next year. I instigated a review earlier in the year and my son’s mother had no PAYE income but in excess of $120,000 listed in other sources, I.e shares, dividends, trusts etc. With the new formula it is […]
Hi All, I’m not sure how unique my situation is, but feel compelled to share my experience with others out there….and I know that this will strike a chord with some. My daughter (adopted) was unhappy about some things on the home front (having to do chores for pocket money, having to eat everything on […]
Family Court Proceedings Reform Bill (90-2) (4 June 2013) (as reported by the Justice and Electoral Committee) You can get this document in PDF format from the ‘Downloads’ panel.
A huge nationwide Child Support debt made up mainly of penalties and interest has sparked claims by a Napier-based former MP that it is a “ruthless” scheme forcing people to shirk responsibilities to growing youngsters. Latest figures show Child Support principal comprises just $661 million of the $2.617 billion the Inland Revenue Department claims it […]
Times up for familycaught$ secret bullies by Judith Collins Minister of Justice Judith Collins – some details lost in translation, some gained. 1 APRIL, 2013 Justice Minister Judith Collins has announced a raft of new proposals to hold familycaught$ bullies to account for their bullying and harmful behaviour.
Fear Uncertainty and Darkness (FUD) Instead of addressing the problems and looking for solutions, it seems that the beneficiaries in the existing familycaught$ system are distracting our attention away from the required outputs and a system for achieving them at a sensibly low cost.
Hello John I understand you are the owner and administrator of Menz.org.nz. 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 […]
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. http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10870575
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 […]
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.
The mother of my children is going to the Family Court asking them to make me pay a lump sum Child Support payment.
Hello Menz, I have two questions in regard to children care and child support: 1. The mother is a full custodian – she has guided two of my children – a 11.5 years old girl and 7 years old boy to walk without an adult to school
Most paternity DNA tests are carried out after the birth of a child. This is often because doubts regarding paternity often arise after a child is several years old. When there are doubts or issues during the time of pregnancy some people may opt for a prenatal DNA test. A prenatal paternity test is an […]
For us to make NZ into a better environment, for men, women and children, it is important that people complain vigorously and constructively. I have suggested that NZ has a serious mafia problem, in terms of secret caughts, that pillage families and fail to do what Parliament allocates money to achieve.
Write Your own Submissions on Family Court Proceedings Reform Bill. Submissions close on 13th February 2013
Further to my post re: letter to Peter Dunne querying why CSA does not pass on allegations of benefit abuse to WINZ in the case of a custodial parent receiving voluntary child support payments; I have had a reply back from his office and have been advised ‘a change had been made to the Tax […]
Media Release Dunne claims child support amendment formula will be fairer: Yeah Right Long time child support reformer, Jim Nicolle, describes Peter Dunne’s claim that the new child support formula would be fairer as a ‘Tui Billboard’.
This paper: The framing and econometrics of child support by Stuart Birks is well worth a read. Paper for the New Zealand Association of Economists Conference Wellington, 29 June – 1 July 2011 Abstract The approach taken to child support in New Zealand has shaped perceptions and outcomes. Despite ongoing dissatisfaction, substantial changes to the […]