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I have conflict with my neighbor involving a tree that is

Hi I have conflict with my neighbor involving a tree that is making my wooden fence fall to my side of the house. I contacted the owner she said she would come and never came. She has her niece there living at the house. I wanted to see if they would go half in fixing the fence but I don't get a response. What is my next step I need to do?

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Attyadvisor

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This is on the property we have owned for 47 years. On the

This is on the property we have owned for 47 years.On the property we just talked about now they have put up stakes On the other side of our fence and put a sign on them saying not to move them. What can we do?Can we have them charged with trespassing ? Nancy

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David Stewart

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We live on a private road. There is a one page document of

We live on a private road. There is a one page document of rules or bylaws for the neighborhood that was written in 1970 and is not legible. There are only about 11 houses up on this ridge and spaced a deal apart. There are also vacant wooded lots. We live outside of city limits and have a small chicken coop and some chickens. Someone complained. We received a visit requesting that we call the lady who owns our road as well as many of the vacant lots regarding the rules of the neighborhood. If we refuse to get rid of the chickens and that is what she wants what kind of recourse does she have. She is older and apparently not well. The son is the person who came by and stated that he didn't care about the chickens.JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: IndianaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: noJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: We unfortunately have several roosters that we were planning to get rid of because we did not want to be un-neighborly and we are happy to do that but I am not so sure that is going to resolve the issue since these bylaws say "poultry". They are kept in our backyard and the coop/chickens cannot be seen from the back.

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Damien Bosco

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Do HOA covenants superseded county laws? The county wouldn't

Do HOA covenants superseded county laws? The county wouldn't give us an occupancy permit u till we put a fence around our back yard because of a covenant in the HOA . We didn't put up a pool cage in our new home because of trends now and the design of the home and the neighbors are swirling in controversy over it. It's an older neighborhood that need the covenants updated from 1975. We are on the inter coastal waterway and our entire home is open to the outside down by the pool and we had no choice. We got the permission from both neighbors, the ARC approved it and the Board President wrote a letter approving it, as well the president of the arc washed his hands of it and said to refer to the manager of the association, who by the way, is an employee.

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Law Educator, Esq.

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Can a new neighbor make me build a new common wall because

Can a new neighbor make me build a new common wall because they do not like the vegetation that has supported the wooden fence for 49 years?

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Loren

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My neighbor put their fence over the property line on my

my neighbor put their fence over the property line on my property. can I make them move the fence and if the refuse can I remove the fence

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texlawyer

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On June 28, 2016 we closed on a house in Yakima, WA. On

On June 28, 2016 we closed on a house in Yakima, WA. On Sunday evening, July 24, 2016 the retaining wall of 12 feet high and 80' wide fell down the hill. On that Friday before we were trying to get the sprinklers turned on. Unfortunately we were unable to get them working. Over the weekend they were coming on off and on. Due to them coming on mostly without us knowing and underground we were not able to turn them off. Even after the wall fell the system did not work in turning it off, we had to have help with the neighbors to learn how to turn them off and then cut each sprinkler and cap it as they one by one started leaking and causing more problems.I have also found out that he put the retaining wall in about 4 years ago. A permit was not pulled. A permit is suppose to be pulled for any retaining wall over 4' along with engineering report. None of this was done.Home owners insurance does not cover this. Do we have any recourse for the seller to pay for this?Thank you for your help with this matter.

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Phillips Esq.

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I own my home 100% I got behind in my association fees and

I own my home 100% I got behind in my association fees and need advise cuz they want to foreclose on me and I tried to work out a payment plan with lawyers, I owe $2,000. plus other fees to association, and it brings it up to under $6,000. and then the between the lawyer and other fees brings it up to now $7,900 in all , if I put as much down as possible I can have monthly payments with even more interest by the time its paid off and has to be paid of by the end of 12 monthspaula

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CalAttorney2

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I am planning to have a contractor remove several trees on

I am planning to have a contractor remove several trees on my property and trim & shape others while they are here. My neighbor has four very large crepe myrtle trees whose limbs have grown over the property line and are restricting my plants from getting the rain and sun they need to grow. I want to trim my neighbors trees (just the branches) back so they do not encroach on my property. The contractors who are bidding on the job tell me that I can legally trim the neighbors trees back so they do not extend onto (or over) my property. I've heard this from other people as well, but would like to know specifically where "in the law" it says it is legal for me to do so. I am not expecting the neighbor to be pleased when she learns of my plans. I am getting HOA approval before proceeding and am giving each neighbor a copy of the project plan.....with drawings and a detailed narrative. Can you tell me what law gives me the right to trim my neighbors trees that have over-grown onto my property?

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Barrister

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