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

PhD Thesis


Reeves, Kathy. 2021. Access to justice: why do litigants self-represent in Queensland child protection courts? PhD Thesis Doctor of Philosophy. University of Southern Queensland. https://doi.org/10.26192/q7160
Title

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

TypePhD Thesis
Authors
AuthorReeves, Kathy
Supervisor
1. FirstProf Caroline Hart
2. SecondProf Reid Mortensen
Institution of OriginUniversity of Southern Queensland
Qualification NameDoctor of Philosophy
Number of Pages446
Year2021
PublisherUniversity of Southern Queensland
Place of PublicationAustralia
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.26192/q7160
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.

Keywordschild protection; access to justice; Queensland Child Protection Courts
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020480402. Family law
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Byline AffiliationsSchool of Law and Justice
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