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We just bought a house and have the plats for the location

We just bought a house and have the plats for the location where the house is. I We could have had a survey before or after we bought the house. Since having a survey is expensive I decided to see if one of my neighbors surveyed. Where we live their are rods in the ground we found that lets me know where the boundary is on the lot. Bad news: Our sun room was built on the other lot. The owner was a realter. He sold the house to two other people and did not know this when he had the house built? I don' t think anyone checked. Shouldn't they have revealed this to me? What do I do?

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A couple of years ago I purchased 32 acres of land for

A couple of years ago I purchased 32 acres of land for raising cattle. The land had a large pond of water on it. The previous landowner had retained 7 acres of the land for his use. After I purchased the land, the previous landowner enlarged the pond to extend under my fence line - which was then under construction. Recently, I had the pond filled in (on my side of the property) and another dug in a different location on my 32 acres. The previous landowner is threatening to sue me over water rights?JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Sorry, the State of TexasJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Not to my Knowledge.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No, I don't think so.

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I live in a 0 lot line residential area with HOA board. The

I live in a 0 lot line residential area with HOA board. The board approved me putting up a fence as did the previous owner of house next door. Property was sold and new owner demanded my fence had to be removed as was on 4 feet at back of his house. Do I have to remove it or is it grandfathered in.

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I bought a double wide trailer on a permanent foundation and

I bought a double wide trailer on a permanent foundation and a acre of land but didn't have survey done now we have a survey and half the house sits on someone else's property what are my legal rights

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I have a bamboo problem. Maryland, No, No, but I researched

Hi, I have a bamboo problem .JA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: MarylandJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No, but I researched the Massachusetts Rule which allows the neighbor to plant anything he wants regardless of the damage it causes to adjacent properties.

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I have a home built around 1900 the neigbors apt building

I have a home built around 1900 the neigbors apt building was built about the same time. the home are 6 ft apt. the gas company put 6 meters on their building. creating a more narrow walkway to my back entrance. the meters are on my property

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What case law expresses the possible illegality of the

Hello,What case law expresses the possible illegality of the following, if at all?I am a co-tenant on a commercial lease with one other individual. The individual and myself operate separate/similar businesses (a gym) within the same property...(long story short, this is a business partnership gone bad)1. The leased property has open floor space that I have been using over the past year to operate my business, we had been sharing the use of the space. The co-tenant then installed a large batting cage in the middle of the floor space, thereby obstructing my business activities. While I am aware that we both are 100% entitled to use the property, I thought it was illegal to obstruct the other party, is this accurate?2. The co-tenant has sub-leased one of the vacant offices within the property without my authorization and has been keeping all of the sub-lease payments. What would my civil claim be in small claims court if any?Thank you for your time.

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Adverse Possession in CA I would like to double confirm my

Adverse Possession in CAI would like to double confirm my neighbor could not claim in my first question:My neighbor could not claim adverse possession in 2 of these 4 criteria(hostile, Open & Notorious, Exclusive & Continuous Possession, property tax paid)#1) Hostile (not accept - I allowed my neighbor to use it, but it was in a verbal, no written document, our relationship is good)#4) Some states (like CA) require the property taxes to be paid for the statutory period(I pay my property tax on time every year. My neighbor did not pay my property tax so he cannot apply adverse possession, is that right?)

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There are some damages to my driveway and a walkway caused

There are some damages to my driveway and a walkway caused by roots from my neighbors tree. I have been trying to work with their insurance company to get the damages repaired for 6 months now. Do I have any options?

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