Separating or getting divorced
Find out about what to do if you're getting separated or divorced, including counselling, child support and custody.
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Dividing your property and working out custody when you break up or are getting a divorce. Arrangements for going to Family Court have changed.
You'll need to apply for permission to serve divorce papers outside of NZ. You'll have to file a sworn, written statement (an 'affidavit') as well.
Find a counsellor in your local area.
How much child support you pay depends on what you earn and your living situation. In 2015 the calculation takes into account details of both parents.