discipline harsh

  • Geston & Geston 2012 FMCAfam 460

    by - Aug 7, 2015
    Children aged 12 and 11 years reported that their mother had pinched, hit and slapped the children as a form of discipline, leaving bruises that were observable to Police (discipline harsh). The judge found that the...
  • Jacks and Samson 2008 FamCAFC 173

    by - Mar 4, 2015
    The case involved a dispute between parents and maternal grandparents of children aged 9 and 7 years.  Contact between the children and grandparents ended following a dispute.  Five years later the grandparents applied to spend time...
  • Rio & McGrath 2013 FCCA

    by - Mar 4, 2015
    Two children aged 11 years and 9 years 10 months lived with their mother.  The father had no phone contact with the children for a year before the hearing (contact limited involvement), and declined to participate in...
  • Best & Best 2013 FamCAFC 5

    by - Mar 4, 2015
    Four children aged 13, 12, 7 and 5 years had lived with their mother and spent time with their father.  The father then informed police that he had explosives in his house, leading to a siege...
  • P & P 2008 FCWA 120

    by - Mar 4, 2015
    Evidence was given that a father had on many occasions assaulted his 12 year old daughter who he described as being headstrong, leaving bruises with one incident that resulted in a conviction for assault. The judge...