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Children and Education

Going through a divorce or separation? Here is how a child custody lawyer in Perth can help you. We know it can be difficult for ex-partners to find common ground when it comes to major decisions. Your child’s best interests should be your top priority. Leach Legal are here to help, providing advice and support …

Same sex, Divorce, Marriage

Same-sex marriage and how it changes family law proceedings

In December 2017, Australia became the 26th country to legalise same-sex nuptials with an amendment to the Marriage Act 1961 that redefined marriage as non-gender specific. Since then, same-sex couples have been recognised as married under the Family Law Act 1975. This includes “pre-commencement” couples married overseas before the legislation changed. In the short time …

Children Divorce

Positive Parenting Post Separation

Separations are emotionally and physically draining at the best of times. When children are involved things can get more complicated; not only do you need to look out for yourself during the difficult transition but also your child. Both before and after separation it is important to be mindful of how the separation is affecting …

Children Divorce

Who Gets the Children on Father’s Day?

As Perth family lawyers, we often get asked about who gets the kids on Father’s Day and Mother’s Day. With Father’s Day just around the corner again, now is a good time to start thinking about care arrangements that give your children the chance to share the day with Dad. There is no universal rule …

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