DV ALLEGATIONS

Child-Support Payments and Parental Alienation

Augusto Zimmerman writes in the Quadrant on Child Support and Parental Alienation Dr Augusto Zimmermann LLB, LLM, PhD is Professor and Head of Law at Sheridan College in Perth, Western Australia, and Professor of Law (Adjunct) at the University of Notre Dame Australia, Sydney campus. He is also President of the Western Australian Legal Theory …

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Jane: “He tried to take his life last weekend”

Jane is a sister/aunt in her 40’s in QLD. “My brother was woken to being smashed in the face with a breadboard. It was his partner. Two weeks later, the police charged him with assault. He had to go to court. She drove him. When there, she went into a separate room saying she was …

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“Orgs supporting men languish for lack of support”

Australia’s suicide trend is on the increase. Where is the majority of that coming from? Ex-Senator David Leyonhjelm says family breakdown and on that point, we’d concur. He goes on to say: “Organisations that support men during episodes believed to predispose to suicide, such as relationship break-up, loss of children, false allegations of violence, unemployment …

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Compensation claims based on false allegations in family law

Original (full) article by Nicola Berkovic in The Australian 25th May 2020 This is a dad we know and have supported. It is truly a tragic story. Extracts: “Taxpayers have paid out $10,000 to a girl as compensation for being a victim of sexual abuse despite two Family Court judges rejecting the allegations made during a …

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Nick: “I haven’t seen my children 10 years.”

Nick is a dad in his 60’s in VIC. “[We] married in 2005. I already had several properties and a business. She had one house. [In] 2009, she moved with the children, without telling me. At first, I had regular contact. There were no allegations of abuse. I was unexpectedly issued a DV intervention order. …

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Are you a paternal grandmother with lived experience that you’d like to share?

This applies to paternal grandmothers. i.e. the mothers of sons, who are themselves dads going through the family courts. We were recently contacted by a group called ‘Mothers of Sons’ who are looking to find other similar paternal grandmothers in similar situations. They are forming a peer support network. MoS is not affiliated with PBB but, …

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