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    WA What if Ex with Criminal Record Applies for Recovery Order?

    About 4 years ago, my ex became addicted to drugs, was convicted and sentenced to jail for dealing meth etc. Prior to jail he was abusive, unpredictable, threatening, etc. He forced us out of our home and we had to leave with nothing. Due to threats I had an interim DVO taken out that covered me...
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    WA Ex-wife Accused Me of Sexually Interfering with My Children - Help?

    I was due to collect my kids at 5 pm on Friday for their weekend visit. At around midday, I received an email from her saying I'm not to pick up the kids and contact child services. She also stopped me from seeing them during avisit before with no reason why. I contacted legal people and said...
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    QLD DVO - Help with Challenging a Family Report?

    Hello everyone, First time posting. I am seeking some answers from anyone who has ever challenged a family report? Background: - Female, 3 young children. - Suffered horrendous emotional and mental abuse from the children's father when I got PND after child #3 was born. I won't go into the...
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    NSW Assault - Legal Action Against a 17-Year-Old?

    Hey, My friend was attacked by a girl after school in a shopping centre car park. Both my friend and the girl are 17-years-old. My friend was just walking when a girl who had heard about some random drama at school, tackled my friend to the ground and punched her repeatedly. Once my friend...
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    WA Contesting Family Violence Restraining Order - Help?

    HI all, I need some help. I am in South Australia and started proceedings to get access/custody of my children in the Federal Circuit Court last month. My wife has left the state and taken our children with her. She has cited Domestic Violence but there has been none. There are no...
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    QLD Separated for More than 5 Years - Ex Refusing Mediation?

    Hi, guys. TLDR - go to last paragraph... Here's a basic rundown of what's going on: 1. Ex left 5 years ago to be with the guy she was having an affair with, who then became her de facto. 2. Initially, she did not want the kids and then decided on a 3/7 shared custody basis, and, once she...
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    NSW Alcohol and Drugs - Help with Stepchild's Welfare?

    Hi, I need some help. A bit of background: I have a 6-year-old child/stepchild whom my partner has equal custody with his stepson's mother. My partner and I also have an 18-month-old together, so it is my stepson's half-sister. There has been a lot of questionable things happening at the...
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    QLD High school student sexual harrasment???

    So one night my sister had the idea to message a member of my year twelve cohort. trying to get a reaction. he then drove 20 ish km to my house and filmed my street and my house and sent it to me. now i posted that video of him in my street with him having no real reason to be there at all.i...
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    VIC Daughter Very Sad at Current School - Options?

    Hi, My daughter doesn't want to go back to her current secondary school. There were some disagreements in their friendship group. She had kept it to herself till boiling point 3-4 weeks ago. School has suggested things, like seeing Wellbeing school Team and GP mental plan - but bottom line...
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    NSW Ex-partner Repeatedly Threatening to Contact My Girlfriend - Restraining Order?

    Morning everyone, let me explain. My ex lives approx. 2 hours away from me and we have been co-parenting as per a private legal agreement. I have 2 children, 13 & 11 years old and she has her own older son who is 25 years of age. I was caring for the kids at our house which I've agreed to give...