child’s views

  • Triggs & Triggs 2015 FamCA 538

    by - Oct 23, 2015
    The biological father of a child aged 15 years had undergone hormone therapy to re-assign his gender to female (gender change).  The father applied to spend time with the child although the child was found to be completely...
  • Gilmour & Lennon 2015 FamCAFC 166

    by - Oct 23, 2015
    A mother relocated with a child aged 12 years without the father’s consent.  A trial judge supported an application by the father and made an interim order for the mother and child to return to be near to the...
  • Flacks & Chatburn 2014 FamCA 428

    by - Oct 23, 2015
    For three years after separation, children aged 15, 12 and 10 years had at the mother’s insistence spent time with the father only at the mother’s house.  The mother then severed all of the children’s interaction with...
  • Bell & White 2014 FamCA 258

    by - Oct 24, 2015
    The case involved a child aged 12 years whose parents had been in litigation for 6 years. The mother applied for the child to live with her although the child had consistently expressed a strong wish to live with the father and to spend...
  • Jevons & Jevons 2014 FamCA 220

    by - Oct 24, 2015
    Dispute involved three children aged 17, 16 and 13 years.  Two older girls lived with the mother and the younger child had lived with the father for about a year.  The judge found that the father was...
  • Harris & Coates 2014 FamCA 79

    by - Oct 24, 2015
    Parents of children aged 10, 8 and 6 years had been involved in ongoing intractable conflict.  The children had development and psychological/emotional problems and the parents disputed the reasons for this (child’s behaviour).  One child had...