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If the neighbor is encroaching on your property, then your recourse here is to file a civil lawsuit against them for trespass and "ejectment" to get an order from a judge forcing the neighbor to remove their personal property (i.e. the trees and garage) that are encroaching on your property.
But if they actually aren't on your land, but are just within the setback requirements, then your recourse is to contact any local Planning and Zoning office and file a formal complaint that they have violated the local building and zoning laws by building too close.
Also, if the trees are coming over the vertical property line, you can legally trim them back to the property line or sue the neighbor for "private nuisance" to force them to trim them back at their cost..
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