Penn & Haughton & Anor [2013] FCCA 1941

In this case a paternal grandmother had lodged an application for the children to spend time with her.  The children’s parents were “implacably opposed to the children spending time with [her]”.  There had been no relationship with grandmother since 2010.  In his decision His Honour stated at [25]“any determination of the best interests of [children] should be informed by the family dynamics between the children’s parents and grandparents”

Summary dismissal

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