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A neighbor has deposited many large blue barrels at the end of our driveway barely on his property to devalue our home value. There are PA statues against this. What can I do?
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You would have right to file a civil suit claiming private nuisance.A private nuisance means there has been a loss of the use or enjoyment of property without an actual physical invasion of that property. An action for a physical invasion of property is known as a trespass action .

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court, in Kembel v. Schlegel, defined the tort of private nuisance in Pennsylvania as the following:

A property owner is subject to liability for a private nuisance if, but only if, his conduct is the thing that encroaches another’s interest in the private use and enjoyment of land, and the encroachment is either a. intentional and unreasonable, or b. unintentional and otherwise actionable under the rules controlling liability for negligent or reckless conduct, or for abnormally dangerous conditions or activities.

You may pursue such a civil suit.Usually a demand letter is sent first to see if they remove them, otherwise you file suit for damages including loss of property value and other harm.

Your lawyer can seek legal fees and costs as well in such a demand letter and then civil suit here in PA.

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The court would award you legal judgment in such a suit including legal fees and costs and this would lien their property and draw interest until paid.

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