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How do i file possession in Missouri, do you know of any in

how do i file for adverse possession in MissouriJA: Real Estate issues can be tricky and expensive. The Real Estate Lawyer will need to help you with this.Customer: do you know of any in MissouriJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: noJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: only the surveyor, i believe the home owner next door is going to be difficultJA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Real Estate Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.

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Barrister

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My relationship w/my neighbor has been decent 3 years I've

My relationship w/my neighbor has been decent for the 3 years I've lived next door. Earlier this year I proposed and then paid for half of the cost of removing 2 of his trees that he didn't like located near what he has ALWAYS maintained is the property line. This line consists of small shrubs (about 5' high) planted in a row between our lawns. I didn't like the 2 trees either, especially after one of them caused over $1,000 in damage to my backyard following a windstorm and was essentially dead-standing (after much debate, I finally got him to agree to pay for half of the damage. He maintained that while he was sorry it happened, he didn't feel he should have to pay anything). It was agreed upon that removal of the trees would be of mutual benefit. I told him that once the trees were down I intended to remove the shrubs (which he said he didn't care for anyway) and then put a fence up on what he asserted was property line, and he frequently proclaimed that he was "excited" for the privacy. The fence is now up (about 1 month). I also paid to have another one of his trees downed that was near the front yard property line because I am putting tall privacy shrubs from the end of the fence to the end of our lawns. He also proclaimed that he was "excited" for this privacy too, which would be of mutual benefit. I have not yet put the shrubs in but intended to do so next month. I would like to note that I make all the offers and I pay for everything - fence, shrubs, all at my cost with agreed upon mutual privacy. The reason I offered to pay for half of the 2 trees that were downed was because he is very cheap.Now, after a weekend BBQ with his father in law, a contractor, he is now complaining and threatening to sue because he claims my fence is a few inches over what he asserts to be the property line. He is planning to put an addition on his home and he is concerned about "needing every inch" (our homes are over 200 feet apart). The cost of the fence was $8,000 and the planned shrubs, which I am not doing as I am now expecting a letter in the mail, will cost over $4,000. I am making a sizable investment in privacy that was agreed to be of mutual benefit. What do I do?This seems very, very unfair to me. I have always been nice to him, and offered to pay for things and now he is being a snake. I am, however, fearful that I will be screwed if the line is over further than we thought. I do not want to lose my financial investment (I can't afford it). Thank you so very much for your time.

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Loren

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I have property on a street in an unincorporated parcel of

I have property on a street in an unincorporated parcel of the county, can I restrict usage of the right of way, (ie; keep cars from parking?)

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Irwin Law

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What are the laws concerning trees growing on property

What are the laws concerning trees growing on property lines? I live in town and my back yard is fenced with a privacy fence. The neighbors behind me are renting their house. In their backyard are three trees that are growing right next to my fence. One of the trees has gotten big enough that it is pushing against my fence as it grows causing my fence to lean inward. Do I need to talk to the people living at the house or the landlord? Also, if they choose not to do anything about it, what are my options?

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Loren

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Dear Attorney, Can you please tel me the setback distance

Dear Attorney,Can you please tel me the setback distance for a attached town home was in 2003?(From the attached side and back side of the property line.)The property is located in Clark County NV.Thank you very much!Wei Chen-Goldman

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J. Warren

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CASS CO. MN. -- How close can you erect a fence to the

CASS CO. MN. -- How close can you erect a fence to the survey property line ?.

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Ely

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The new neighbor used my fence to enclose their yard. My

The new neighbor used my fence to enclose their yard. My fence is placed about several inches inside my property line. Can I asked them to move their.fence?

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Roger

Litigation Attorney

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I have lived in my home yrs. When I bought this property

I have lived in my home for 26 yrs. When I bought this property there is a big tree on the property line. The neighbor next door just bought her house 6 yrs ago and for some reason now has started obsessing over the tree roots. In 26 yrs I have seen no changes in those roots but shes stressing they will crack her foundation in her house. I consulted with an arborist who assured me that to kill the tree or try to mess with the roots will cause more harm than to leave it alone. The tree sits right on the middle of the property line. Now shes' threatening to sue me over the tree. The tree was here long before me or any of the other homeowners that previously owned her home. Does she have a valid lawsuit against me ?

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Gerald-Esquire

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I have a property in which an access easement runs from

I have a property in which an access easement runs from north to south along the eastern property line allowing the business behind mine access to the street on the north side of my property. There has been a long standing dispute between myself and my neighbor as to the use of the easement. Recently a judge ruled the easement cannot be used for anything but to drive on. I am the serviant property and my neighbor is the dominant property. I own the land which the easement is on. My neighbor also owns the property directly east of mine. These are business lots. My neighbor continually harasses my employees by blocking their ability to leave work and calling the police is they cross onto his property east of mine.My question is, can I build a fence on the property line between our two businesses, parallel to the easement? I am willing to extend the easement towards my building to compensate the width of the fence.A judge has already ruled we cannot obstruct the easement. But would putting a fence that runs parallel to the easement be considered obstructing it?

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