Is my former spouse entitled to my inheritance?
Clients can be surprised to learn that assets received by way of an inheritance are not automatically immune from a property division and are also included in the pool of assets, in the first instance. However, there are a number of factors the Court can consider when contemplating how assets received by way of an…
Staff Announcement – Promotions
The Directors of Carr & Co are pleased to announce the following promotions of the firm as of 1 July 2021.
Divorce reality: Tips for successfully managing a separation
Going through a separation is never easy and there is no handbook to guide you through it. Here you’ll find some practical tips which should assist in making, what can be a very stressful and emotional experience, a little easier.
Carr & Co’s update response to Covid-19 restrictions
Following the government imposed Covid-19 lockdown being lifted, our offices have reopened. Clients attending our Perth or Mount Pleasant offices will be required to wear facemasks and to sign in using the Safe WA app or our physical contact register.
Shared parenting arrangements in the snap lockdown
With the implementation of the 5 day snap lockdown in Western Australia, there are many uncertainties surrounding our day to day lives. In particular, people are understandably uncertain regarding their obligations pursuant to parenting orders and shared care arrangements, so we would like to help clear up any confusion that you may have.
Carr & Co response to COVID-19 lockdown
Carr & Co has implemented measures to ensure the uninterrupted continuation of our services to our clients, whilst promoting our priorities to protect the health and safety of our staff, their families and our clients.
Do you have trust issues?
Trust issues regularly arise in property settlement cases in the Family Court, particularly because many Australian family businesses are conducted through a discretionary trust structure.