Access to justice: why do litigants self-represent in Queensland child protection courts?

Reeves, Kathy (2021) Access to justice: why do litigants self-represent in Queensland child protection courts? [Thesis (PhD/Research)]

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Abstract

This thesis examines the question of ‘Why do litigants self-represent in Queensland child protection courts?’, using principles based on child protection history, an overview of participants, processes and procedures, legal service provision, barriers to accessing justice, litigant contributions, and federal and state funding.


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Item Type: Thesis (PhD/Research)
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Current - Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts - School of Law and Justice (1 Jul 2013 -)
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Current - Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts - School of Law and Justice (1 Jul 2013 -)
Supervisors: Hart, Caroline; Mortensen, Reid
Date Deposited: 08 Feb 2022 03:22
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2022 02:38
Uncontrolled Keywords: child protection; access to justice; Queensland Child Protection Courts
Fields of Research (2008): 18 Law and Legal Studies > 1801 Law > 180113 Family Law
Fields of Research (2020): 48 LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES > 4804 Law in context > 480402 Family law
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/47039

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