Family Psycho-Legal Assessments & Reports

Domestic Violence Assessment

 

Purpose

A parent who may be violent may be a potential risk to a child. An assessment may be ordered by the Court to assess the degree of risk. 

 

Relevant Legislation

Section 62G(2) of the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) 

 

Case Example 

A discussion on Family Court assessment issues is provided in Chapter 6  of"Writing Reports For Court" (2007) (page 113 – 120).

 

Costs

Report preparation:

Private Rate: $3000 + 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

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Child Living Arrangments

 

Purpose

Parents may dispute their child's or children's living arrangements. This may be resolved by an assessment ordered by the Court to determine what is the best arrangement in the interest of the child or children

 

Relevant Legislation

Section 62G(2) of the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) 

 

Case Example 

A discussion on Family Court assessment issues is provided in Chapter 6  of"Writing Reports For Court" (2007) (page 113 – 120).

 

Costs

Report preparation:

Private Rate:  $3000 + 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

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