• Gillard & Gillard 2015 FamCAFC 169

    by - Oct 23, 2015
    Parents had separated 7 years earlier.  A trial judge found that the father of children aged 12 and 10 years had engaged in a pattern of emotionally abusive behaviour that undermined the children’s relationships with their mother, and...
  • Redmond & Stolz (No 3) 2015 FamCA 692

    by - Oct 23, 2015
    A judge found that the father’s text messages to the mother were derogatory, intimidating and threatening and constituted family violence against her and that the father must desist from this behaviour (emotional abuse).  The judge found that granting...
  • 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...
  • Randall & Adams 2013 FMCAfam 5

    by - Aug 7, 2015
    Three children including twins aged 6 years and a 3 year old infant had always lived in the primary care of the mother.  The father worked rostered shift work and he was an untested primary carer....
  • Merrett & Bass 2013 FMCAfam 263

    by - Aug 7, 2015
    The case involved a 14 year old who felt hopeless due to the ongoing conflict over him between the parents that had continued since the parents finally separated four years earlier.  The boy lived with the...