One of the most common types of cases family court Dandenong handles is custody and access disputes. In these cases, the parents disagree on who should have custody of the child or children or how much access the non-custodial parent should have to the children. The family court will also hear cases involving child protection, such as a concern that the child is being neglected or abused. Another common type of court case is disputes over who should pay for child support or spousal support.
If you consider applying to family court in Dandenong, it is important to understand the types of cases the court hears and what types of evidence may be presented. The family court only hears cases where other legal avenues have been tried and have failed. This means that it is not appropriate to go to family court until you have first consulted a solicitor who will provide you with some advice on whether or not the case has any merit and what evidence is necessary to make your claim.