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Legislation Update: Superannuation Split in WA Defacto Relationships

Superannuation Split in WA Defacto RelationshipsSuperannuation Split in WA Defacto Relationships Last week we heard the announcement that Attorney General John Quigley has, after much anticipation, introduced legislation into the state parliament to remedy WA’s “odd one out” stance on excluding superannuation from asset divisions following the separation of a de facto relationship. Across the […]

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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West

For the last year, Kim Kardashian West and Kanye (“Ye”) West, have been navigating their separation and divorce. Whilst their separation is being displayed on a public platform, it remains that due process must be followed when dividing their assets, arranging custody agreements, and resolving their marital status. Facts Kim and Ye were married for […]

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Another way of thinking about Binding Financial Agreements

Achieve better outcomes for your future While it may still be taboo or unromantic to raise the topic of a binding financial agreement (also known as a prenuptial agreement) whilst a relationship remains intact the reality is, no one enters a relationship with the intention or hope that it fails. Yet separation/divorce rates in this […]

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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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