The Positive Effects of Divorce

The Positive Effects of Divorce

Divorce is a life-changing event that can be overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be. In fact, many couples experience positive changes after separation. While divorce is often associated with conflict & animosity, this is not always the case. Every divorce is a process that can positively impact the people involved, whether directly or indirectly. […]

Emotional Readiness, Divorce & How to Support Your Children

Capelin Law Blog about Emotional Readiness, Divorce & How to Support your Children

Listening to your Child Separating from a partner can be a time of high emotion & conflict. It’s important to be aware that children can pick up on these emotions & might need to talk about the situation. As a parent or carer, it’s vital to listen carefully to what your child is telling you […]

Are You Feeling Lost After Your Divorce?

Are you feeling lost after your divorce - blog by Capelin Law

Do you feel disoriented & alone? You’re not alone in feeling this way. The process of divorce can leave a person feeling like they’ve lost their sense of identity. The good news is that you can pave a new path for yourself.  Focus on your Recovery The first step in your post-divorce journey is to […]

Coping with Your Fears While Going Through a Divorce

Capelin Law Blog Coping with Your Fears While Going Through a Divorce

Living in a failing marriage can cause agony. But deciding to divorce can intensify anxiety. Your marital problems may be a known enemy, whereas separation is the unknown. Being in a lifetime relationship brings comfort. You have mastered the daily routine of living in an unhappy situation. However, you deserve better. So, why is your […]

How to Bring Positive Energy into Your Home

Creating Positive Energy in your Home after Divorce with Feng Shui

Going through a divorce can open up opportunities for positive energy, new beginnings & a fresh start in life. It can feel liberating to think about the possibilities that come after being trapped in an emotionally taxing & stressful situation for so long. As you work towards creating a new life for yourself, it’s essential […]

Narcissistic Spouse & Learned Emotional Intelligence


Dealing with a narcissist is tough, but there is a silver lining. You can learn valuable lessons that will make you smarter regarding relationships. For example, you might learn how to set boundaries, communicate more effectively, or recognise the warning signs of a toxic relationship. These skills will be applied to all kinds of relationships, […]

9 Tips to Make Your Divorce Easier on Your Kids

9 Tips to Make Your Divorce Easier on Your Kids

  Separation & your children: You & your spouse have decided to divorce. Although you know this decision is for the best, you’re concerned about how it will affect the well-being & mental health of your kids. If you’re struggling with your divorce, you can only imagine how your children are feeling. Hopefully these parenting […]

Five Types of Friends You Need after Divorce

Friends You Need after Divorce

A summary of the five types of friends you need after divorce. During divorce, the partner you once considered your best friend may now feel like an antagonist. While you’ve probably had other friendships over the years, your spousal relationship may have superseded them. Therefore you may wonder who you can turn to now & […]

The Federal Circuit Court and Family Court merger – 6 months in

The pathway of the Federal Circuit Court and Family Court merger and its achievements over six months

On 1 September 2021 the Federal Circuit Court of Australia and the Family Court of Australia amalgamated to form one single court called the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (FCFCOA) The Merger ~ Federal Circuit Court and Family Court Broadly speaking, the main goals of the merger were to create one single entry […]

Is my ex entitled to half of my superannuation?

We are separating is my ex entitled to half of my superannuation?

The Family Court and Federal Circuit Court considers a number of factors when deciding who gets what after separation. It is important to know that while you may not need to pay your ex any of your superannuation, it is considered to be a part of your joint property pool for division. Your property pool will also include any bank accounts, motor vehicles, property or shares held jointly with your ex or solely.