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Wonderful service firm! I've used you many times and have

Hi wonderful service firm! I've used you many times and have been in touch recently about suing my neighbor - which I am starting now - for extensive damage to my property by ignoring debris in our creek which resulted in an eroded creekbed and flooding in my property. My question is, in Wisconsin, are there areas that I cannot sue for - for example can I sue for attorney's costs, my time, loss of my lake access, etc. in addition to the actual damage? I know I will never be made whole in this process - but I'm trying to budget for areas (like attorneys costs) that are hard dollars or otherwise so I know what to expect? The dispute has gone on for 2 years (he emailed me about the problem a little over 2 years ago - telling me what had happened because he wanted to do work on my property for a different reason. He did the work, told the DNR he caused the erosion and how - but he has not made any restoration to my damages and now tells me he won't. What kinds of costs can I potentially see and have to pay even if I win the case?

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I live in an expensive mobile home park call Paradise Cove

I live in an expensive mobile home park call Paradise Cove Gate in Malibu California my neighbor is building a deck and is permitted to do that the deck is not blocking my view but when the people stand on the proposed deck I will be looking at them and they at me all so they can see into my bedroom I am losing my privacyI also ask the owner what do I do when they put on umberellas etc. on the deck and obstruct my view he said put up fence in front of my viewthis will be a major neighbor dispute I have been here for over 18 years the person building the deck is only building it to sell what do I domy email is***@******.***

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If my neighbor fixed a fence on his side without telling us

if my neighbor fixed a fence on his side without telling us until the morning of and only because we were home did we find out - are we responsible for half the cost? and what if the person who fixed the fence charged him less that what we were billed for and we believe its was his son in law or family member?

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I requested a copy of the letter from hoa management to the

I requested a copy of the letter from hoa management to the condo above me as they had damaged the awning; and this owner came after me. Do I have the rite to see this letter they sent?

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My neighbor planted a willow tree 6 inches away from my

My neighbor planted a willow tree 6 inches away from my fence ,It is now growing and will destroy my fence in the next year as well as interfere with my cable and phone service. Power checked and stated since power 32 inches below will be ok, I spoke to the HOA and they told me nothing can be done .Please advise.

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A very large limb from an obviously dead tree fell into my

A very large limb from an obviously dead tree fell into my yard and crushed my shed and damaged my garden. The tree trunk is on the township right of way. The remainder of the tree is still standing precariously. Who is responsible for cutting down that dead tree?

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Attyadvisor

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Our neighbor made a ditch on our land to drain his water from

Our neighbor made a ditch on our land to drain his water from his driveway prior to us purchasing our land. In the past month, I hired a blacktop company to blacktop the land between my driveway and the neighbor's driveway. The blacktop company matched our driveways and now we have a "pond" when it rains (hard) on the neighbor's driveway and a little on our new blacktop. The neighbor contacted the blacktop company to see "what they were going to do about it" and never contacted me. The water doesn't reach their garage or house, the neighbor was out taking pictures today of the "pond"...my question is, am I in the wrong? Their water has been running on us for years, I needed an area for my son to park his truck off the street. The neighbor is out taking pictures, it is just annoying, not sure what is coming next?Read more: http://ask-a-lawyer.freeadvice.com/law-questions/ask/#ixzz3fRD7v6R1Under Creative Commons License: AttributionFollow us: @FreeAdviceNews on Twitter | freeadvice on Facebook

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I am renting an apartment in Austin, TX and was recently involved

I am renting an apartment in Austin, TX and was recently involved in a noisy neighbor dispute. I initiated the complaint and the person retaliated and falsely told my landlords that I was coming outside and staring at him and his guests as they came and went from his apartment, which I was most definitely not. My landlord issued a Lease Violation to me with no real reason or details, and upon my pressing for details on the alleged behavior that "needed to be corrected immediately or further action will be taken", I was given these 3 reasons for the Lease Violation:1. That said noisy neighbor overheard a loud phone conversation I was having through the wall2. That said noisy neighbor and I had a verbal confrontation with each other in the parking lot3. That I was banging on the wall while said noisy neighbor was on the phoneMy landlord went further to address the alleged "staring at my neighbor" and issued the following statement to me in writing:"Unless you get a knock on your door, there is no reason for you to exit your home to inspect normal sounds coming from any other apartment."I am absolutely shocked at this statement and feel that it has profoundly violated my Tenant Rights.Any help or views would be greatly appreciated.

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Have aold big tree on my property .now my neighbors going to

have aold big tree on my property .now my neighbors going to sue me . cause there wooden fence is on my tree they clam is the tree damage there fence the tree been there over 30 years before they moved in next door.

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