Types of cases
The Children’s Court has two divisions:
1. Family Division
- Protection and care of children and Department of Human Services matters
- Intervention orders
2. Criminal Division
- Criminal offending by children
Where are the County Courts?
The Children’s Court of Victoria sits on circuit in Bairnsdale and Sale.
A social worker from the Department of Human Services may have instigated court proceedings under the Family division of the Children’s Court if they believe you are at risk of serious harm.
Daniel Taylor can explain the process, your choices and help negotiate with your parents and the protection workers.
Daniel Taylor is the only accredited children’s law specialist in Gippsland.
Daniel Taylor has represented many parents and children involved in children’s matters and DHS cases. He can explain the court process to you and act on your behalf.