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TEXAS, TO REPLACE RETAINING WALL TO PROTECT MY HOUSE WICH IS

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I AM IN TEXAS, I AM TRYING TO REPLACE RETAINING WALL TO PROTECT MY HOUSE WICH IS 8 FEET HIGHER THAN MY NEIGHBOR. THE RETAINING WALL IS ACTUALLY LOCATED ON HIS PROPERTY BY ABOUT A FOOT PAST THE BOUNDRY. NOW IS HE ACTUALLY RESPONSIBLE TO REPAIR OR REPLACE SINCE IT IS ON HIS PROPERTY? SINCE HE WILL NOT LET ANYONE ON HIS SIDE TO WORK?
JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?
Customer: TEXAS SAN ANTONIO
JA: Has any paperwork been filed?
Customer: NOT YET
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: CAN WE DISCUSS OVER THE PHONE?
Submitted: 16 days ago.
Category: Real Estate Law
Expert:  Lucy, Esq. replied 16 days ago.

Hi,

I'm Lucy, and I'd be happy to answer your questions today.

How long has the wall been on your neighbor's property?

Customer: replied 16 days ago.
Since the houses were built early 1980
Expert:  Lucy, Esq. replied 16 days ago.

Do you know exactly when? The answer depends on whether the wall has been in place for 25 years or less.

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