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    VIC Being Bullied by Child Protection to Get IVO - Help?

    Hi all, I am currently in emergency housing due to my partner unintentionally hurting my young children, due to anger of parents divorce issues (that’s lasted over 6 years). Since being in emergency housing, my partner has finally been able to see his mum knowing that’s the trigger to his...
  2. Velma Dinkley

    VIC In the best interests of the child

    The department (Child 'protection') are no longer involved, and thanks to the legal aid i had the department avoided answering for their lies and non compliance with the legislation. In the best interests of the child, my 2yr old son, the department decided to withdraw instead of providing...
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    QLD Help with Domestic Violence and Father's Unsupervised Access?

    I will start with a bit of the history/background of the situation... So I have a 5-year-old son. His father and I separated prior to his birth, however, briefly reconciled after his birth for several months. There is a significant history of domestic violence and the father had a drug problem...
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    VIC On a family preservation order but wants to live else where.

    I have a sister aged 14, is currently on a preservation order, and wishes to reside with me in my care. she has her own solicitor and CPS caseworker and has expressed to both of them that she wants to leave home, due to an unsafe and unstable environment at home. however, there seems to be no...
  5. K

    VIC I need to lawyer that will take on DHS

    I have a 10 day trail booked in at child courts Melb in 2 mths we have been in front of the children court 24 time over the last 4 years this case is very completed cant find a lawyer to take it on as they don't have the resource to take it on can anyone help .
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    VIC Custody of Children - Is AVO Enough?

    Hi, I currently have a 10-year AVO against my ex who is serving time in prison for Domestic Violence related offences against me. I have spoken to my lawyer about seeking Sole Parental Responsibility and custody of children, however, she doesn't advise this as it opens up an avenue for him to...
  7. M

    VIC Concerns about childrens welfare

    I am concerned about the emotional and psychological welfare of my husbands 5 children. The 3 oldest have been diagnosed with Autism. When they are with us we spend time helping them with homework and reading as they struggle with this at school. This has not been easy as they seem to be...
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    QLD Department of Child Protection Services (DOCS)

    DOCS took my newborn away from me before discharging from hospital, based on allegations from a previous event that happened whilst i was pregnant, this was to do with my mental health. I have, sice this incident recieved professional medical help, been medicated and living with my supportive...
  9. M

    VIC Is Child Support Payable When One Parent Withholds the Child?

    Dear readers, I would like to know how much child care is payable from one parent to another in below situation: After separation, dad wants 50/50 but mum wants full custody of children. Both parents failed on mediation and section 60 was obtained, and there is no parenting agreement...
  10. S

    VIC Child Protection Caused Stress to My Sister - Recourse?

    Now I don't know who they are at the moment, I'm going on what my mother and sister have been sharing with me. I don't live with them at the moment. Today, 2 women approached my 12-year-old sister whilst at school, telling her they are the police and need to meet with my mother. Later today...