Whose problem is it, anyway?

Early school aged children are invited to lots of birthday parties. It’s a time when firm friendships have not yet been made and often the entire class is invited to celebrate this exciting milestone. Whether it’s an expensive play centre event, a lavish party or a low-key backyard gathering, what do you do when the…

What is a Family Report?

What is a Family Report? Section 62G(2) of the Family Law Act (1975) provides for the court to direct a family consultant to prepare a family report on matters the court deems relevant. But what does this mean? A Family Report is a document prepared by a court appointed psychologist or social worker (usually one…