COVID Restrictions impacting US Visa applications

COVID Restrictions impacting US Visa applications

Since the COVID pandemic hit the Australian shores in 2019, we have seen a tremendous shift in locally assessed US Visa applications and renewals. State-wide lockdown announcements causing abrupt temporary US Consular closures for unknown periods of time, have thrown...
Apartment Living and Pets

Apartment Living and Pets

Last year it was decided in a landmark cause in the NSW Court of Appeal that a blanket ban by an Owners Corporation on pets can be invalid. In Cooper v The Owners Strata Plan No 58068 [2020] NSWCA 250 the OC argued that a 13 year old miniature schnauzer could not be...
Common Mistakes Made By Executors

Common Mistakes Made By Executors

An executor is the person authorised and appointed in a Will to administer an estate in accordance with the terms contained in the Will.  Often they will be referred to as an executor, an executrix or a legal personal representative (also known as “LPR”s). Being an...