Child Protection

If you are the parent, grandparent or guardian of a child that is subject to an application by the Department of Human Services, we can advise and represent you in negotiations with the Department and if or when the matter proceeds in the Children's Court.

Joel Orenstein is an Law Institute of Victoria Accredited Specialist in Children's Law. We have a wealth of experience and knowledged gained from 10 years working in the jurisdiction.

We are experienced advocates in dealing with:

o   Interim Accommodation Orders (IAO);
o   Protection Orders;
o   Permanent Care Orders;
o   Intervention Orders; and
o   Appeals.

We have particular expertise in child protection matters involving Koori families.