Victoria Legal Aid Handbook for Lawyers

Guideline 7 − special medical procedures involving children

Legal assistance may be available for adults and children in proceedings about special medical procedures involving a child under the following guidelines:

Where parents (and/or those with parental responsibility for a child):

  • are in dispute about the procedures or
  • where both parents are in agreement about the procedures but a court order is required.

Reviewed 20 February 2022

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