Penton & Dawkins  FCCA 1502 (2 July 2021)
The mother disputes the proposal of the father to have a gradually increasing time with their child because of the adverse behavior exhibited by him. The mother alleges that there were instances of family violence, abduction of X from a supervised contact center, stalking, and more.
The parties had an only child, X, born in 2015. The father has an older daughter, Ms G, now aged 26 and lived in Sydney at the time of the trial. Since X's birth, the mother worked part-time since X's birth except for a six-month period in X’s first year during which the mother was required to work full-time to complete a particular qualification. Th