• Darwish & Darwish 2014 FamCA 290

    by - Oct 24, 2015
    A family consultant recommended that an infant’s time with his father should follow a graduated approach, starting at two occasions with the father during the week. It should then be moved to one overnight stay and then into two...
  • Ramirez & Ramirez 2013 FamCA 153

    by - Oct 24, 2015
    A child aged 12 years had special needs due to mild cerebral palsy, mild intellectual disability and epilepsy.   The father had been diagnosed with bipolar disorder.  The child was in the primary care of the mother.  The...
  • Talbot & Wayans 2013 FMCAfam 84

    by - Aug 7, 2015
    A father with epilepsy had no contact with a child aged 7 years for 3 years and applied to recommence visits in a contact centre.  The mother objected on the grounds that when the father had seizures...
  • Yates & Yates 2010 FamCA 775

    by - Mar 4, 2015
    The case involved a couple who were together in a happy relationship for 18 years, with a daughter born two years into the marriage.   The wife subsequently became pregnant with twins, with one twin dying in...
  • Edwards & Simpson 2013 FCCA 14

    by - Mar 3, 2015
    A child had lived with her father for five years and spent time with the mother following issue of final orders.  Evidence was given in the trial that the mother had been diagnosed with schizophrenia with symptoms...