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We have a problem with our neighbor, they continually destroy

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We have a problem with our neighbor, they continually destroy our property when they play basket ball. This is going on the third summer now. From the very first time of us asking them to please respect our property we get nothing but " get back in your house", name calling, to them trying to pick fights to actually walking on to our property asking us if we are talking about them, calling up friends for reinforcement. What laws are being broken? Please don't suggest calling the police because we have. They are well aware of the problems these people are causing in our neighborhood.
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Sam replied 6 years ago.



so your question is "what laws are being broken" ?

Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Yes, we don't know wether it's criminal, or civil.
Expert:  Sam replied 6 years ago.



oh it's criminal. the crimes would include trespassing, harassment, destruction of property.


i am sorry your police department does not intervene.


try contacting the District Attorney directly and see what they can do

Customer: replied 6 years ago.
What kind of proof should we expect to provide?
Expert:  Sam replied 6 years ago.



it is up to the DA to decide based on your facts which direction to go. if you have other neighbors who are also harassed and/or know first hand what they are doing, that is proof - as well are the pictures, and videos you have

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Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Thank You very much.
Expert:  Sam replied 6 years ago.



you are welcome. thank you and good luck

Edited by Sam on 7/1/2010 at 4:06 AM EST

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