Use of recordings in Family Law

Use of recordings in Family Law

Former Chief Justice of the Family Court of Australia, Diana Bryant, stated that the attempted use of audio/video recordings of interactions between parties involved in proceedings under the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) has become ‘quite common’ and ‘widespread’,...
Masson v Parsons [2019] HCA 21 (19 June 2019)

Masson v Parsons [2019] HCA 21 (19 June 2019)

In the June 2019 decision of Masson v Parsons, the High Court of Australia held that Mr Masson was a ‘parent’ of a child who was artificially conceived using his semen by his friend Ms Parsons. Mr Masson commenced proceedings in the Family Court of Australia after Ms...