Residents mill around an entrance to Mascot Towers after being told to evacuate. A resident of a Sydney apartment block evacuated over structural concerns says he was left crying in the street and threatened with arrest after trying to re-enter the building to retrieve his pets. Key points:Emergency services were called to Mascot Towers on Friday night after cracking in the building's beams Nearby businesses have been told to stay shut today and cracking has appeared in a hairdressing salon wall
Every man who is his own lawyer, the English writer Henry Kett said, has a fool for a client. But what if you don't have a choice? Many Australians are forced to stand up in courtrooms and represent themselves when they feel they have been wronged by a financial institution. It's a gruelling, confusing process...
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A Chicago jury has ordered Sydney-based Eddie Oygur to pay $US450,000 in damages after he lost a trademark battle against a US company for selling ugg boots.
The Victorian Sentencing Advisory Council's new report reveals that most cases of animal cruelty handled by the law are in fact animal neglect.
Parents and children rarely put agreements about granny flats in writing and almost never consult a lawyer. But when these arrangements go wrong, the consequences can be disastrous and costly for all.
The judgement is a personal and legal vindication for the actor, but it may have unintended side effects for the #MeToo movement and the reporting of sexual harassment allegations.
Those little shampoo bottles offered in hotel bathrooms, used once or twice and then usually tossed in the trash, could soon be a thing of the past in California.
A woman succeeded in shifting $250,000 of tax debt onto her bankrupt ex-husband. A recent High Court case has found that a tax debt of one spouse can be shifted to another during a divorce property settlement, which lawyers say is unprecedented and could leave the richer spouse with the debts of their former partner. Key points:The case looks at whether the Family Court can give orders to the ATO as part of the determination of a divorce-related property dispute The Tax Commissioner appealed to
With prices in both cities continuing to fall and with a strong pipeline of new units still being built, settlement risks for both buyers and developers may remain elevated for several years yet.