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  1. Re Cheng [2019] NZFC 10638

    Adoption — final order — surrogacy arrangement — habitual residence — commercial contract — fit and proper persons — Adoption Act 1955, ss 10, 11,...

  2. McLean v Public Trust [2020] NZFC 10367

    Application for extension of time — further provision from estate — strike out — final distribution of estate — breach of moral duty — Family...

  3. Chief Executive of Oranga Tamariki v BH [2021] NZFC 210

    Application for guardianship orders — special guardianship — permanent placement — wellbeing and best interests — Māori child — mana tamaiti — whanaungatanga — whakapapa —...

  4. Aslan v Huffman [2020] NZFC 10288

    Childcare contact arrangement — overseas travel — international travel restrictions — travel advisory — COVID-19 — coronavirus — global pandemic — vaccination — Care of Children...

  5. James v James [2019] NZFC 2055

    Relationship property division — family home — post-separation contributions — burden of childcare — abandonment of child— Property (Relationships) Act 1976, s 18— DPC v PMB...

  6. Roy v Roy [2020] NZFC 7200

    Relationship property proceedings — property sharing agreement — interlocutory application — direction to allow lawyer to continue acting — cost and delay — Family Proceedings Act...

  7. Chief Executive of Oranga Tamariki v AR [2020] NZFC 4046

    Placement — interim custody order — child in need of care and protection — methamphetamine use — family violence — gang affiliation — subsequent child...

  8. Brunner v Askin [2018] NZFC 5442

    Forced contact — estrangement — welfare and best interests of child — Care of Children Act 2004, ss 4, 5, 6 & 133. The...

  9. Wilder v Keith [2020] NZFC 5074

    Application for relocation — primary carer — welfare and best interests of child — salary considerations — Care of Children Act 2004, ss 4, 5,...

  10. Kruger v Winkel [2020] NZFC 8223

    Interlocutory application — leave to appeal to High Court — report writer — grounds of appeal — recusal — Care of Children Act 2004, ss...