• Vargas & Clarke 2014 FamCA 109

    by - Oct 24, 2015
    The father submitted that the mother had a mental illness of schizophrenia; that she had been admitted to hospital for this; that she consumed excessive alcohol; and that she became violent and abusive towards the child. The mother alleged that the father had...
  • Kreuzer & Kreuzer 2013 FMCAfam 223

    by - Aug 7, 2015
    Parents of twins aged two years separated and the mother lived with her own parents and the children lived with the father.  The mother had been detained to a psychiatric hospital following the end of a...
  • Mallory and Alden & Alden 2009 FMCAfam 61

    by - Mar 4, 2015
    Two girls were aged 5 and 6 years.  The girls lived with their mother who had chronic schizophrenia and their grandmother.  The mother had a further child aged 14 years who lived with her father.  The...
  • 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...
  • Ogilvy & Sassall 2013 FCCA 835

    by - Mar 2, 2015
    The case involved children aged 10 and 5 years who had lived with their father for 2 years and had supervised access with their mother.  The trial judge heard evidence that the mother had abused both prescription...