When is a case guardian appointed?

In circumstances where a party to family law proceedings is unable to act for themselves, either due to mental health issues or other circumstances which impact their capacity, the Court has procedures in place that allow for the appointment of a third party to act on behalf of that person. The Fami...

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Re Quinn – Family Court Transgender Case

Since the landmark decision of Re Jamie [2013] FamCAFC 110, there have been many cases where the Family Court of Australia have made declarations that children are “Gillick” competent to consent to stage 2 hormone treatment for Gender Dysphoria which involves the administration of either testost...

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‘Family Matters’ on Joy 94.9

You may have already heard our Senior Associate, Bec Dahl, on various programs on Joy 94.9, including Stand Up Straight and Chicks Talking Footy. This Thursday, 4 August 2016, she will be part of the team on Joy’s newest program “Family Matters” which will air on Thursdays at 8.00pm and replay...

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