Ritchie & Feakes 2013 FCCA 252

An order had been made for parents to have equal shared parental responsibility for a child aged 7 years who had special needs.  Evidence was presented that the parents were unable to make joint decisions about the child’s special needs.  The judge revised the order to continue equal shared parental responsibility except that the mother have sole parental responsibility for delegated decision making for the child’s medical and health matters.