You have the kids and your ex-partner has a cough, fever and headache…… You are to facilitate time with the children but you are worried it will expose them to COVID-19. What do you do?
The paramount consideration is the best interests of the children, and under this umbrella is ensuring children are not exposed to physical or psychological harm.
- difficulty breathing (severe cases)
These symptoms of COVID-19 all sound like exposure to physical harm if your children were to contract the illness. But what can you do? Breach orders? Retain the children?
The Family Court and Federal Circuit Court of Australia are currently struggling with this very problem. Tiyce & Lawyers is keeping up to date on the emerging authorities and practice directions from the Court.
If you are worried your child or children are or may be exposed to harm due to their current circumstances, you should contact us at Tiyce & Lawyers immediately for urgent advice. Our lawyers can discuss your issues over the phone, FaceTime, Skype, Zoom and pretty much any other medium you name!
We are here when you need us.