Jessica Caldwell.

Lawyer.

Accredited Specialist
Family Law

More from Jessica.

Court authorisation no longer required for young transgendered people to obtain treatment for Gender Dysphoria

A Gender Dysphoria diagnosis involves a conflict between a person’s physical gender and the gender with which they identify. This can cause a person distress including anxiety, depression and self-harm.


The meaning of “parental responsibility”

The Family Law Act defines parental responsibility as “all the duties, powers, responsibilities and authority which, by law, parents have in relation to children.”