emotional approval

  • 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...
  • Leo & Hanson 2010 FamCA 321

    by - Mar 4, 2015
    A couple had a daughter aged 3 years at the time of the hearing.  The couple was involved in a car accident that severely injured the father, resulting in his being hospitalised for 7 months and...
  • Berrios & Berrios 2010 FMCAfam 1276

    by - Mar 4, 2015
    The case involved parents of two girls aged 11 and 10 years.  The mother had an older daughter aged 19 years from a different relationship.  The parents separated after the 19 year old girl reported that the...
  • Jordan & Jordan 2010 FamCA 323

    by - Mar 4, 2015
    A couple had two children aged 7 and 5 years who had lived with the mother.  The mother had declined to facilitate contact with the father because of the father’s history of family violence including verbal...
  • Irish & Michelle 2009 FamCA 66

    by - Mar 4, 2015
    Parents of children aged 9 and 7 years lived interstate after their separation.  The mother was the primary carer.  The end of the relationship was traumatic for the mother, and the mother’s distress was evident to...