Our experienced lawyers have a high success rate with child recovery order applications. If your child has been taken without your consent, we can guide you through this complex process and work to achieve the best possible outcome for your family.
When parents choose to separate, the decision of where they will each live can often cause a great deal of tension.
This is even more so when one of the parties makes a decision, without consulting the other, to move to a different city or interstate. In certain circumstances, an application can be made to the Federal Circuit Court or Family Court for urgent orders that a child be returned to their place of residence.
If the Court makes a recovery order it can compel a parent to return the child to specific place at a specific time. If that person fails to comply with the order the Australian Federal Police are able to enforce the order.
You must file an affidavit to support your application. You should include details of the following points, if applicable:
Timing is imperative for a successful Recovery Application; you should try to file your material as soon as reasonably practicable. The outcome of the rest of your matter can be significantly impacted by the decision on recovery so it is important that you obtain competent legal representation to present your application to the Court.
Our experienced family lawyers Sydney can provide you will detailed and focussed advise based on your circumstances. We often conduct recovery and interim hearings as solicitor advocate, we will fight vigerously for you.