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Courts View to Bullying

The Courts attitude to bullying….how does the Court assess what is in the best interests of the child? The Federal Circuit Court has recently considered the application of the mother of a young child in Year 6, to change her school in order to protect her from bullying. This application was made despite the child… Read More


When will the Court grant one parent sole parental responsibility? Upon two parents separating one of the first matters to be decided between the parties is who will have parental responsibility for their child/children.  That is who will make decisions regarding the child’s schooling, religion and medical treatment? The legislation states that a presumption applies… Read More