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MAINTENANCE AND SUPPORT - Child support - Enforcement of orders - Arrears of maintenance

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 @ 8:30 AM  

Application by the Designated Authority to recognize a New Zealand Provisional Order. The father had paid only $19,200 in child support, $12,000 through collection proceedings, since the parties’ 1992 Canadian divorce order that required him to pay monthly child support of $600 for two children. His outstanding arrears totaled $83,000. In 1992, the father moved to Fiji. Three years later, he remarried and in 2007 he moved with his second wife and their three children to New Zealand. In 2012, the father applied in New Zealand...