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i have no experience with him other thab to know this is the second l=slide area to be greated when he cut down trees in the fall for a view and alll hell broke loose. This time me sent peole down on to the botton neihboor s proroperty to also cut down their trees and lef the whole mesS
THEY FELL HUNDREDS OF MY NEIGHBOORSW LREES TO IPORVE GHIS VIEW OF THE WASTER. noW WE ARE IN REAL DANGER OF BEING COVERED WITH MUD THIS WINTER JUST LIKE LAST. tHE MESS HE HAS LEFT ON THE PRPPERTY LOW IS ON THE OCEAN AND THEESE CREEPS LIVE UP STAIRS JUST WANT A PRETTY VIEW. wHAT ARE WE DO DO AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAANOW...........
If you are able, you might just go speak with the neighbor. You could tell him of your concerns and request that he clear the downed trees. Further, you could let him know that he took down trees of yours as well. As to that, you might propose a settlement to resolve this issue.
If you prefer to avoid direct contact, you might consider writing a demand letter. Such a letter would "demand" a particular response. Here, that would likely be the removal of the trees and compensation for the trees of yours that he removed.
As a final resort, you might consider a civil lawsuit. While there is currently no basis for a lawsuit regarding the downed trees, you could certainly sue for the destruction of your trees.
As to the demand letter and the lawsuit, you could potentially handle these on your own. However, it would certainly be prudent to consider retaining an attorney. A competent civil litigator in your area would be familiar with the local rules and could help ensure the best possible result.
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Do you have reason to believe the house will be sold soon?
There is a for sale sign out front and a lock box on the door
If you got to the point of filing a lawsuit, it would be possible to file a lis pendens. This is a formal court document that serves as notice to any potential buyers that the property is the subject of an ongoing litigation. It's similar to a lien in that it would come up during any search for the property and would impede any sale.
And, of course, the housing market is still quite poor. As such, it is rare for homes to be sold quick these days. Meaning, you probably do not need to be concerned.
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