Yes, their ability to take the initiative and throw themselves into the practicalities of caring for twins was deflated like a kiddies party balloon, but not their ability to shop around like starving cockroaches for a court jurisdiction with the right loophole.
"I think that a healthy baby is not a damage and that loop hole should be closed off as they have done in Queensland, NSW and Victoria,'' he told ABC radio today.Herald Sun ...
"In particular this couple became tourists and came back to the ACT to mount this case so we now have the dubious reputation of being a litigation tourism destination."
Meanwhile, the colorful and litigious world of gay parenting has headed to the family court with mum and mum on one side and dad and would-be dad on the other.
Herald Sun ...
"A lesbian mother is battling to stop the gay father of her child from having his homosexual lover declared one of the child's parents.
The Family Court heard this week the mother had been in a relationship with another woman for about 10 years when she asked a gay friend to impregnate her.
The court heard that even though the child's mother and father lived apart they agreed they would both have a role in the child's upbringing.
The mother, however, is fighting attempts by the father to have the court recognise his gay lover as the child's second father."