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Posted by Ingrid McKellar General Property Law

STRATA SCHEMES AND SCHNAUZERS

A series of recent decisions in NSW courts and tribunals have drawn attention to a legal debarkle (mis-spelling intended) – if you are the owner-occupier of property in a residential strata plan, can the owners corporation ban you from keeping a pet at your property? The law is not as clear for such residents as […]

Posted by Ingrid McKellar General Property Law Wills and Estates

ADVERSE POSSESSION: WHEN DO “SQUATTER’S RIGHTS” APPLY?

Pauperis v Pauperis, a recent decision from the NSW Supreme Court has considered when a person is deemed to have taken adverse possession of a property, and, when there are competing interests, which person will have better title at law. In the context of a dispute between brothers over their late mother’s estate, the court […]

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