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Thank you so much for your response. I forgot to mention that my neighbor said he will put up "No Trespassing" signs before the tree service crew arrives. Also he is claiming (incorrectly) that the boundary is marked by a dog pen that we put up about a foot inside the property line. We will not be able to prove to a sheriff where the actual property line is because our lot is a very odd shape and one of the survey pins is missing/concealed by overgrowth. Do these facts change anything?
Thank you so much. I feel prepared for whatever may come. Best wishes, Marie
Followup: Our neighbor was so impressed with the tree guys and all their equipment, he rolled over completely. Next time I have to deal with him I'm wearing a helmet, chaps, ear protection, and crampons. He gave the crew leader permission to take down all the dead/dying trees along the property line. I took photos of the trees in case he forgets, but there's no way he's going to pay for a survey. Good to know about abatement of a private nuisance. Thanks again.
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