Changes to Professional Staff

Carr & Co welcomes Jessica Rasmussen back to the firm as a solicitor. Jessica previously completed her graduate training with the firm before undertaking work as an Associate to a Judge of the Family Court of Western Australia and in a rural practice. Carr & Co also congratulates Natalie Barry on her graduation from her law degree at UWA and accepting a position as a graduate law clerk.
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De Facto Threshold Test

De facto threshold test – Are you living in a de-facto relationship that is “marriage-like” Truman and Clifton [2010] FCWA 91 The Family Court of Western Australia has jurisdiction to make property orders between parties if they are satisfied that the parties have lived in a de facto relationship that is “marriage-like”. It is a common misconception that living with someone means you are in a de facto relationship. Chief Judge Thackray’s decision in the case of Truman and Clifton [2010]
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