Tuesday, December 12, 2006

Family Court of Australia - R & J and Anor [2006] FamCA 1398

FAMILY LAW - CHILDREN - Application by father as donor for contact to child born of artificial insemination - Child living with mother and co- parent in same-sex union - Bitterly contested applications resolved with defining of "family" and role of the donor in these circumstances - Observations made concerning status of known sperm donor and impact upon children of enduring conflict between parents - Order for costs in favour of the Independent Children's Lawyer refused.

[Link: Court Decision]

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