parental attitude

  • Charter & Charter 2013 FCCA 1000

    by - Mar 4, 2015
    Parents disputed arrangements for three children aged 11, 7 and 6 years.  The mother gave evidence that the father had not attended for 46 of 50 arranged visits (parental attitude).  The father noted that his own...
  • Vance & Carlyle 2014 FamCA 651

    by - Mar 4, 2015
    Parents separated when the child was aged 9 months.  The child lived with the mother and did not see the father for the next year, and then commenced fortnightly visits at a contact centre.  The child...
  • Carlton & Larry 2014 FCCA 94

    by - Mar 4, 2015
    The case involved a child aged 7 years who was reluctant to visit her father (reluctant to contact).  A child protection service had assessed the family and found no current concerns about child protection although there...
  • Dylan & Dylan 2008 FamCAFC 109

    by - Mar 4, 2015
    A father wanted to increase time with his two children aged 15 years and 10.5 years while the children preferred the status quo.  The mother agreed to the children’s time with the father increasing by one...
  • Murphy & Murphy 2007 FamCA 795

    by - Mar 3, 2015
    The Family Law Act refers to ‘reasonable grounds to believe.’  The judge found that facts that provide reasonable grounds for a suspicion or belief do not lead to a positive finding of abuse or violence. Probability...
  • Dyson & Hickey 2014 FCCA 136

    by - Mar 2, 2015
    A boy aged 9 years had lived with his mother since birth.  The father then applied for the boy to live with him. The father acknowledged that he became passionate about decisions he considered unfair and...