Wednesday, December 21, 2011

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In Queensland, a father was awarded by the Family Court with visitation rights to allow him to spend quality time with his daughter during weekends. In said case, the mother was given custody of the child which means that she has to allow her former husband to visit their daughter on weekends.

The mother filed a case for the Family Court to revisit and revise the visitation grant to both parents. The mother's contention was that she was not able to spend valued time with her daughter since she was deprived to spend time with her daughter during weekends. In addition, the mother cannot fully utilize the weekdays to spend time with her daughter since the child had to go to school.

More so, the child started to manifest signs of anxiety disorder towards her mother probably because the latter was not able to be with her daughter during weekends which is the only time that both could reinforce their bond as mother and child.

The Family Court ruled in favour of the mother and granted the mother to spend weekends with her daughter as well for the reason as stated above. Further, the intention of the framers of the Family Law Act is to allow each parent to have a meaningful relationship with their children.