• Chapman & Timms 2014 FamCA 316

    by - Oct 23, 2015
    A child aged 11 years was emotionally distressed and the parents disputed the reasons for this distress.  The mother reported that the child suffered violent and unpredictable mood changes when he would attack the mother verbally and would become abusive...
  • Olson & Carter 2014 FamCA 29

    by - Aug 7, 2015
    A mother alleged that the father assaulted her on the day she was discharged from a maternity hospital with twins.  Staff of the Department of Human Services stated they would remove the children if the mother did not...
  • Halston & Halston 2013 FMCAfam 16

    by - Aug 7, 2015
    A mother of children aged 7 and 5 years who lived with the mother was described as being very caring towards the children, and as being a devoted, patient and understanding parent.  The mother had excluded...
  • Brick & Brick 2015 FamCA 427

    by - Jul 22, 2015
    The case involved two children aged 14 and 12 years who lived with their mother and had no contact with their father for two years (contact limited).  The children had an older sister aged 19 years...
  • Landon & Maclin 2015 FamCA 241

    by - Sep 2, 2015
      A child was aged 5 years at the time of the hearing.  When the child was aged 2 years the mother babysat both the child and another child.  When the parent  of the other child...