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Visitor leaving my house decided to drive through my

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Visitor leaving my house decided to drive through my neighbors front lawn due to others blocking him in. My neighbor has sent me a bill for "fixing" his front lawn am i responsible or the person who did this responsible

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I reached out to the person who drove through the yard

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The day this happened I had baby shower at my home (ladies only) for my daughter in law. My son is military and they were home for a short visit. A few of his friends showed up that day also to visit. One is the person who decided to drive thru the neighbors lawn. This was on a Saturday. We noticed it later that night that someone had done this and found out who it was. The Monday my son and his wife were going to walk over to the neighbors- we are not friends with our neighbors but use to be- and thank them for a gift they just told them they ordered online. But the wife had small procedure done and was not up to company. They had plan to apologize and tell them who had drove thru their yard. They told her let them know when she was up for company, On Wednesday the neighbor called me to ask if I knew who had drove thru his yard and said I did and apologize to him and offered him the name and phone number of the person who did it. He was upset and fussed said he could press charges and so on I told him to do that if he thought he should because I in no way thought that this adult person should have driven thru the lawn, I did not give him my permission nor do I think it was ok to do so. It was his stupid decision to do so. We ended the call as such. Never did he or I mention fixing the yard-only had tire tracks-. On Thursday my son and his wife we given the ok to go over to their house, which they did and they spoke about the tire tracks and said they were sorry for someone they knew had done that. The owner told them don't worry about it, he was upset but again that was it. Three or four weeks later the neighbor sent me a bill for repairs. Question is am I responsible or the person who did this.

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No, you have no liability for a visitor's trespass. Give the neighbor the visitor's contact information and tell them to forward the bill to them.

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