We have extensive experience in the Children’s Court. In Newcastle that Court is located at Broadmeadow a short walk from Broadmeadow Railway Station.
We appear in matters:
- Involving juveniles who have been charged by the Police
- Children who have been removed by Community Services (formerly Docs)
Care & Protection
This is a specialised area that involves matters where Community Services (formerly DOCS), have removed your child or children. These matters typically occur in the Children’s Court, and on Appeal in the District Court. We act for parents, grandparents, other relatives of children who have been removed, carers and children. In some cases you will be able to apply for Legal Aid through our Office.
We appear in matters involving:
- s90 Recession/Variation
- Contact Orders
- Joinder Applications
- All Children’s Court appearances and Hearings
- All District Court appearances and Hearings