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I'msorry to have to tell you that if this is your tree, you are responsible fortrespass and nuisance and damage caused by the roots which can include the costof removing them and relaying any displaced flags on the patio
Theyare allowed to remove overhanging branches and roots without consent but theroots belong to you as to the branches and they must return them to you.
Theycan compel you to pay for the cost of any work required although often, thecost of arguing that is actually more than the cost of the work so generally,people do not pursue those costs.
I'mafraid, that being responsible for the damage and the work is the price you payor having the tree.
I'msorry, I appreciate that this is not the answer you wanted but there is nopoint in me misleading you.
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