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My daughter has totally abandoned her 12 week old son . how

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my daughter has totally abandoned her 12 week old son . how can I claim full custody for him
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Australia Law
Expert:  James D. Ford replied 1 year ago.
Yes, but before you apply for Court orders for full custody, you must first attend mediation (or attempt to attend mediation) with a court approved mediator.. and if successful, you do not need to proceed to Court. You can search for a FDRP - Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner here: http://www.fdrr.ag.gov.au/Search.aspx if unsuccessful, you will be issued with a certificate of attempted mediation, which was must submit with your application to the Court. Kind regards, James