contact long absent

  • Maxwell & Finney 20913 FMCAfam 131

    by - Aug 7, 2015
    The case involved a child aged 10 years who had lived with the maternal grandparent since infancy when the parents separated.  The father ceased contact when the child was aged 3 years.  The mother died when...
  • Whitby & Zeiler No 2. 2014 FamCAFC 239

    by - Mar 4, 2015
    Both parents migrated to Australia.  The parents separated when their child was aged 2 years, and the father did not see the child for the next 4 years, in part because the mother travelled overseas.  The...
  • Stephens and Anor & Taylor and Anor

    by - Mar 4, 2015
    A child aged 6 years lived with the maternal grandparents.  The mother had disengaged from both her parents and the child.  The father had not seen the child for 6 years and the child did not...