For most people who are under 18 and seeking to access hormone treatment through the use of testosterone or oestrogen (Stage 2), you don’t need to go to court before you can access the treatment.
However, if one of the following situations applies to you, you may need to get a court order from the Family Court before you can receive Stage 2 treatment:
* parent/s includes any person with parental responsibility for the child, such as a guardian.
If you (or your child) need legal help with accessing hormone treatment, call Justice Connect on 1800 STAGE2 (1800 782 432) between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday. You can also email Justice Connect at firstname.lastname@example.org.