test for substances

  • Simmons and Anor & Kingley 2014. FamCAFC 47

    by - Mar 4, 2015
    A mother become ill and transferred care of her child to a maternal aunt and her husband.  The mother died the following year and the father lodged a claim for care of the child.  The aunt...
  • Akston & Boyle 2010 FamCAFC 56

    by - Mar 4, 2015
    The case involved an appeal by a mother that a decision by a trial judge concerning an assessment of unacceptable risk of harm to a child from the father’s substance use was flawed. A child aged...
  • Wheedon & Gomer 2014 FamCAFC 141

    by - Mar 4, 2015
    A judge ordered that a child live with the mother and that unsupervised visits with the father commence only when the father was able to provide evidence of meeting three conditions: the father had undertaken continuous...