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I am having a property dispute with my neighbor. He put up

I am having a property dispute with my neighbor. He put up fencing that is encroaching on my property. Can I remove that without his consent?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: INJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Yes. I filed a complaint with the township & a police report.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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We have been presumed owners of approx 150 acres for many

We have been presumed owners of approx 150 acres for many years.our neighbors are now claiming approx 10 acres of the 150 acres.Thry had their property surveyed and their surveyed noted it as disputed.We have an old survey of another third party neighbor whose land also joins us at the disputed area it clearly shows the land as ours.The neighbor who is trying to claim it has taken down all the steel markers which had been in place for 50 years what do we doJA: Where is the property located?Customer: TennesseeJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: We have spoken with an attorney he sent them a letter haven't heard anything as a result of that yet.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No

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Walters built a home for one of their clients on my land,

Jim Walters built a home for one of their clients on my land, because they did a terrible survey job. Long story short. They are bankrupt, I've been paying taxes on my land with the home on it, a collections agency has the house now because it was never paid for. They will not contact me back. It's been several years. Is this my house now?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: MississippiJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: What type of paper work? We have contacted the collections agency time and time again. They wont call back. We've actually let some renters live in it for a year now, because we assume its ours and that they have given up on the fight. This collection agency went silent about 2 years ago.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I don't guess so

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I am a property owner from 2005. My neighbor is claiming

Hi, I am a property owner from 2005. My neighbor is claiming adverse possession of 18 inches of my property. She used this portion to illegally park her car. Her walkway blends in with my portion of land. I had a fence erected to separate this portion from her side, keeping her from parking there. She is attempting to claim it. She bought her house in 1993. I bought my home in 2005. I put the fence up 2 weeks shy of 10 years from my purchase. I informed the man of the house of the upcoming survey to define the boundaries 2 months prior to the work. He even moved his car for us to allow us to have the work done on that day. We even provided a copy of our survey for him. The worker who erected the fence for us spoke to him and measured his property in relationship to ours to help him to see that the measurements were accurate on the survey. His wife was very upset and says we were wrong. They then had their own survey done, which of course matches our survey. She is now claiming adverse possession, stating they have been using this section since they bought their house. They claim they paved it, something we were never made aware of since we do not live there. I am aware of the 2008 amendment on adverse possession. Would the old laws apply to our case in terms of the timeline? Also, do I have a case? I failed to mention that the reason for the fence was to keep them from falling into our pitched driveway. Their parked was parked close to a potentially dangerous fall. We followed the logical protocol by having a survey done, and they are upset that the fence seems to be in their walkway. Like I said, our 18 inches blend into their walkway. Please advise.JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: New York CityJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Yes, we have a deposition scheduled.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No, but I would like to know if there is a fee for this advice.

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My new neighbor did not have a survey done when he purchased

my new neighbor did not have a survey done when he purchased his property and his landscape company has cut 17 trees on my property . I had a survey redone of my property to ensure that the cut tree are on my property. he at first was willing to pay for the damages and now is claiming he did not authorize the cutting and saying the landscape is responsible. Who is responsible for damagesJA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: North Carolina HickoryJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: no all that has been done is I have paid to have my property re surveyed and it is the same survey company that was used when his house was built.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I think that covers it.

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My neighbor began work on the fence between our properties

My neighbor began work on the fence between our properties yesterday by tearing down a 10 ft section. She claims that it was built on her land, but I want to speak to a lawyer. Is there a way to stop her from working on the fence until I can talk to a lawyer? (And) Should I make a public record of the incident by filing a police report?JA: Where is the property located?Customer: NCJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: NOJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: She had a survey done, which showed the property on her property. I have not had a survey done. Could easement of prescription apply here?

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I am a Realtor and have a listing that has a telephone pole

Hello, I am a Realtor and have a listing that has a telephone pole about 6 feet from the back of the house. Is there any way to get the telephone company to move the pole, at least to the side of the home.JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: TexasJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: No. I do not know who to call.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I don't know what to ask at this point

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Me and my neighbor just had a land survey done and the

Me and my neighbor just had a land survey done and the property line is at the bottom of my pond levee. However, my pond levee has a drain pipe at the bottom of it to drain slowly if it get too full so it won't break the levee. This pipe is now partly on my neighbors property. Can my neighbor cut that pipe and drain my pond? I have contacted a contractor and they said it would be very expensive to correct this pipe over onto just my property. This pond , levee and pipe have been here for over 30 yrs. What recourse do I have?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: IllinoisJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: Just go the survey completed a couple of weeks ago that's all. But my neighbor even disputed the survey with the surveyors so I'm sure he will want to do something about the drain pipe if he can within the law.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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I have a sale/purchase contract to sell my home, dealing

I have a sale/purchase contract to sell my home, dealing with both a buyer broker and seller broker. The closing date on the contract has expired, due to lack of preparation on the part of the buyers and the broker. I would like to know what my legal obligations are with regard to extending the contract. Specifically, am I required to do so, and if I decline, are there any legal implications?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: FloridaJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: Other than the contract, no.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No.

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