Don’t Trust a Trust

When considering what is a fair property settlement after a relationship breakdown, the first step is to identify the assets, liabilities and financial resources of the parties. A family home registered in the name of one or both of the parties or cash at bank in the name of one or both parties can be easily identified as being property of the parties. However, the task can be more difficult when, for example, wealth is held in a family trust.
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I’m a grandparent. I want to spend time with my grandchild. What can I do?

Grandparents often play a significant role in a child’s life. The Family Court recognises the importance of the relationship between a grandparent and a child. In circumstances where a grandparent is not being afforded the opportunity to spend time with their grandchildren, a grandparent can make an application to the Family Court for ‘spend time with’ orders.
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Carr & Co – First Tier Leading Family & Divorce Law Firms Perth, 2015

Carr & Co have been declared a First Tier Law Firm by Doyle’s Guide in their rankings of Leading Family & Divorce Law Firms Perth, 2015. Carr & Co are proud to be considered one of only three law firms in Perth on the highest tier. The Doyle’s Guide 2015 listing of leading Western Australian based Family & Divorce Lawyers is compiled on the back of extensive telephone and face to face interviews with clients, peers and relevant industry bodies. As
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