capacity to reflect

  • Yeddich & Meier and Anor 2014 FamCA 125

    by - Oct 24, 2015
    An assessor described a 13 year old child as having developed an atypical form of anxious-avoidant attachment style, meaning that the child had responded to the lack of adult responsiveness to his needs by becoming self-reliant. ...
  • Randall & Adams 2013 FMCAfam 5

    by - Aug 7, 2015
    Three children including twins aged 6 years and a 3 year old infant had always lived in the primary care of the mother.  The father worked rostered shift work and he was an untested primary carer....
  • Ahrens & Ahrens 2013 FMCAfam 273

    by - Aug 7, 2015
    A mother separated due to complaints of family violence.  The mother reported that the father was both controlling and emotionally abusive towards her in the presence of children aged 9 and 10 years, and that he...
  • Danes & Danes and Anor 2013 FMCAfam 281

    by - Aug 7, 2015
    A maternal grandmother applied that children aged 3 and 5 years live with her and that she share in parental responsibility along with the parents (grandparent).  The grandmother had been significantly involved with both children since...
  • Study of Personalities of Parents in Family Law Settings

    by - Jun 15, 2015
      Concepts used in family law courts to describe personalities of parents who brought a dispute to Court were studied, based on a sample of cases summarised in Complexfamilies. Concepts to Describe Personality The DSM-5 international system for classifying...