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Biologically, a child (plural children) is a human being between the stages of birth and puberty, or between the developmental period of infancy and puberty. The legal definition of child generally refers to a minor, otherwise known as a person younger than the age of majority.Child may also describe a relationship with a parent (such as sons and daughters of any age) or, metaphorically, an authority figure, or signify group membership in a clan, tribe, or religion; it can also signify being strongly affected by a specific time, place, or circumstance, as in "a child of nature" or "a child of the Sixties".

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  1. grimred

    WA Child care lockdown

    WA had 1 week lockdown this month and my child care centre refused to take my enrolled child even though my husband is essential worker and I work for local government. But they are charging us for it (all be it holiday rate) but I still had to take leave to care for my child. I have asked...
  2. M

    WA Affect of lump sum on child support

    Hi. Approx 3 years ago I seperated from my wife, all assets were sorted through a Binding Financial Agreement. We had some speccy shares, she didnt want anything to do with them, so she received a larger sum of cash through the refinance of my mortgage. Now ive had a bit of luck. The shares have...
  3. L

    NSW Child Support / Birth Certificate

    Hi there. Hoping for some guidance please. I am currently pregnant and the father will not be involved with the child in the future (the father is aware of the pregnancy and has chosen not to be involved). I am considering applying for child support, however I am hesitant to put the father's...
  4. A

    QLD Disclaiming inheritance in name of underage child

    My son and his underage dotter need to disclaim/reject inheritance in Poland - it is only debt. The Polish law requires a statement from both parents disclaiming inheritance in the name of underage child. In Poland, such statement requires Family court certification, but if a child lives...
  5. C

    WA School Fees and Co-Parenting Time

    Hi All, just trying to get some advice going through early stages of separation and tried to get everything agreed between us. We are as amicable as you can be but the manipulation which I didn't see when married has now started to come into play! I have sought initial legal advice but that was...
  6. A

    Mother refuses access to child to increase child support

    Hey guys, I'm looking for some supporting case law or acts that can help out this particular case in favour of the father. Details are: The father had 50:50 shared custody until 11year old daughter had a moody week and wanted to stay with the mum for a while. Father cooperated to give the...
  7. Gibson83

    QLD Im confused with this part which ive pasted.being as of the end of school term i pick my child up or is it the friday i pick my child.up? Please help

    For the purpose of Order 11(b)(i) & (ii) the school holidays are taken to commence at 3.00pm on the last day of the school term and conclude at 9.00am on the first day of the new school year commencing. Changeover shall occur at 3.00pm each Friday until the conclusion of the school holiday...
  8. Jenny453

    WA FWC General Protections - Deeds, Tax, Centrelink, Child Support Implications

    Deed of Settlement. Where is it possible to find out how a deed of settlement and compensation paid under general protections FW Act interacts with tax and centrelink. And whether a payment can effect my child support.
  9. A

    QLD Child support fraud

    My ex is earning over $200k per annum - he’s being paid as a contractor through an employment agency into a business he made up. He quit his job earning $185k a year to do this and defraud me of any financial help for his son. How can he get away with this? A change of assessment is so intrusive...
  10. J

    QLD 50/50 shared care, child not attending school often in mother's care

    Hi all, I posted earlier in the year regarding our concerns that my step-son had been missing school while in his mother's care. We have a 50/50 care arrangement and have already gone through the court process to gain this arrangement. Unfortunately, the school attendance in the mother's care...