Care of Children


CONTACT

Alissa Bell | Partner | Albany Office
09 966 3606 | abell@mcveaghfleming.co.nz

 

Care of children

Separation is a difficult time for everyone involved. The welfare of the child is the paramount consideration in the event of any custody situation. The Care of Children Act 2004 supports parents and guardians working together, agreeing on matters such as day-to-day care (access), and resolving disputes. Dealing with legal requirements and processes can be stressful and confusing. Our team of experts are here to provide calm, clear advice at each step.

In these matters, it’s important to know your rights, so please talk to us about:

  • Childcare and custody matters
  • Divorce / dissolution
  • Relocation
  • Spousal or child support costs
  • Child visitation
  • Parenting and contact orders
  • Paternity
  • Division of relationship and other property
  • Care and protection
  • Adoption
  • Guardianship
  • Family protection.