Family Psycho-Legal Assessments & Reports
Parenting Capacity Assessment
The DCP may assess a parent as being unable to adequately care for a child and remove that child from the parent.
To challenge this outcome, an INDEPENDENT parenting assessment can be undertaken.
Children and Young People (Safety) Act 2017.
A discussion on Family Court assessment issues is provided in Chapter 6 of"Writing Reports For Court" (2007) (page 113 – 120).
Private Rate : $1500 + GST
Legal Aid Rate (2015): $1931 + GST (Complex Family Assessment & Report), $1287 + GST (Standard Family assessment)
*rates may vary depending upon complexity
PLEASE NOTE ALL FEES MAY BE NEGOTIATED DUE TO HARDSHIP ISSUES