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Understanding spousal and de facto maintenance (alimony)

Leach Legal can assist you to achieve better outcomes A spouse or de facto partner can file an application stating that they require financial assistance. When this application is successful, it means that the other partner is liable to pay financial support and is known as spousal or de facto partner maintenance.  When is a […]

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COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates and Children

Pfizer COVID-19 vaccinations have now been approved for 5-11 year olds, and here’s what you need to know. Children as young as 5 could soon be eligible for the Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine after the Therapeutic Goods Administration has endorsed its use in 5-11 year olds. With this potential expansion of eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine, […]

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Who Gets Custody of Your Pets in a Separation?

Who Gets Custody of Your Pets in a Separation? There are many things to consider in the process of a separation or divorce. It may never occur to you to think about who will get pet custody after your break-up. However, for some families, the Family Court of Western Australia may be involved in deciding […]

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How Does COVID-19 Lockdown Affect Your Parenting Orders?

How The Perth COVID-19 Lockdown Affects Your Parenting Orders  In Perth we have been very lucky to not have any community cases of COVID-19 in the past ten months, which is why it has created quite a shock to find ourselves in a 5 day full lockdown. For many, we are finding ourselves in a […]

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Interview by the College of Law

In 2012 I completed my Masters of Applied Law (Family Law) through the College of Law, which enabled me to study Family Law at a much deeper level and proved to be a really useful and practical course. Recently I was privileged to be interviewed by the College of Law for their Insights section. Read […]

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