It’s my inheritance, I got it after we broke up.
By Ilvana Arapovic, Senior Associate If you are going through a separation, you may have the common misconception that an inheritance received after the end of […]
Britney Spears and Family Law: A Toxic Blend of Lessons in Annulments, Child Support, and Pre-Nups
By Hayley Ellison, Consultant “Oops!… she did it again” Britney Spears, is the pop sensation who has dominated our hearts and bank accounts since her iconic […]
Carr & Co Annual Sundowner
The firm hosted its Annual Sundowner on Friday 25 August 2023 at the Claremont Hotel. Amongst the guests were barristers, mediators, accountants, financial planners and other […]
Meet Baby Lucifer: The Best of the Banned Baby Names & The Law on Naming Children
Our consultant, Hayley Dodson discussed the weird and wonderful names some parents have tried to register.
Placing a dollar value on family violence. Is it a thing? What you need to know.
By Jacqueline Gilchrist, Lawyer In this article we look at the Family Court’s approach on family violence and property division. To understand the impact of family […]
The Family Home and Separation: Can I make my ex leave?
It’s an obvious thing to say, but separation is hard. It’s even harder, though, when you and your partner are stuck in the same house.
The only thing harder than being married to a narcissist, is divorcing one
If you are going through a separation and your ex-partner exhibits narcissistic traits, this might very well be one of the biggest fights of your life.
Carr & Co Lawyers elected as President and Council Member of the Family Law Practitioners’ Association of WA
The Directors of Carr & Co are pleased to announce that Ms Stacey Wellings and Ms Grace Coombs have been elected to the Council of the Family Law Practitioners’ Association of WA (“FLPA”).
What super news! De facto couples in WA to split superannuation.
Previously, de facto couples in Western Australia have been unable to split their superannuation in a property settlement. Whichever party worked and personally earnt the super is therefore entitled to retain it and the other party has no claim to these funds. However, as of 18 August 2022, the WA Parliament has finally passed legislation…