Thu, 02 Aug 2012 6:22p.m.
The Family Court is about to undergo its first major overhaul since its inception 30 years ago.
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26/08/2012 6:27:03 p.m.
As a worker I was never lucky enough to get in there anyway.Child supports kept me broke and a good salary saw me exempt from legal aid. Its the Womens Court and never had anything to do with family.
5/08/2012 2:30:23 p.m.
Court Victem wrote:
I do see some potentially positive changes with this reform. I also agree with involved. There are fundamental culture problems in the family court which have not been addressed.
There is so much talk about "doing what's in the best interest of the child" but what exactly IS in the best interest of the child and who get to decide?
The courts do not listen to the children and are biased towards fathers so it is usually what is deemed as best for the father that decides a child's fate.
3/08/2012 12:33:46 p.m.
iron side wrote:
No matter how this one is dresssed up it further disempowers women and children. It renders women protecting their children with out support and means. The public bray about women not protectting children. This type of legislation is what prevents them from doing so. This country is floundering in child abuse and neglect. Abusive controling attitudes and beliefs of male privilege are at the forefront of the epidemic. These new draconian male centric rules from Judith only serve to perpetuate the whole sale abuse and slaughter of outr young.
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