This section aims to provide child protection and youth crime private practitioner panelists with tools to assist with practice in the Children’s Court of Victoria and other aspects of the Children, Youth and Families Act 2005.
This section deals with child protection issues both in the Family Division of the Children’s Court and through the Department of Families, Fairness and Housing (DFFH) case planning process.
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Intervention orders affecting children
This section deals with intervention orders (both family violence and person safety) in the Children’s Court and the representation of children in proceedings for intervention orders, whether as an aggrieved family member, affected person, complainant or respondent.
This section deals with youth crime issues including processes dealing with doli incapax, fitness to plead and mental impairment.
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Reviewed 21 October 2022