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} Feb 25, Posted on Feb 25, No. As a general rule of law, you can trim back any part of any tree that is hanging over/encroaching into your property. You can not make your neighbor do it or pay for it. If you suffer any damage from the overhanging branches, the neighbor is not liable because your remedy is to trim the encroaching branches.
I can cut off the overhanging branches, but the question many people wanted to know is whether I can force my neighbors to cut down their trees or cut them down for me. I eat fruit from their own fruit trees and from branches hanging on the property, and they do not eat my fruit. Sources: 12, 19, 21, Aug 06, Reveal number.
tel:Private message. Call. Message. Profile. Posted on Aug 6, You can trim the tree that grows over your fence. You can ask the neighbor to cut the entire tree down on his property and over yours, but he can refuse and its dubious whether the stumper stump grinder, Pahokee FL can be called an unreasonable nuisance which must be removed.
Sep 13, My neighbor is stating that a tree that is on my property is dropping needles and sap onto his property and is threatening to trim the tree from his side of the property line and send me the bill.
Thi read more. Attyadvisor. Doctoral Degree. 12, satisfied customers.5/5(K). Mar 26, In the case of Rony v Costa, a property owner hired an unlicensed day laborer to trim limbs that crossed his property line from a neighboring tree.
Instead of researching the issue, the day laborer was turned loose on the trees like Jason in Friday the 13th. Except the trees were the unlucky cabin campers.5/5. These trees are about 30m tall and are planted more than 2m from the fence. If I do not dispute this regulation, it is nonetheless a danger of the proximity of these trees to people and property.
Several times I have asked my neighbor to cut his fir trees to put them at a height no longer endangering our people and our property. Categorical. No! Crossing property lines to trim or cut down a tree is not something you or your arborist can do. If you do go onto a neighbor's property or harm the tree, you could be liable for double or triple the value of the tree!
How can I get my neighbor to cut down a tree?
If the tree trunk sits entirely in your neighbor's yard, they're the owner. Instead, the neighbor can go ahead and trim the tree himself. In some states, however, neighbors may sue under certain conditions, including: If the tree encroaches onto the neighbor's property, the neighbor may sue to make the owner cut the branches, even if no damage has been done.
Nov 02, If your actions cause damage or ultimately kill a neighbor’s tree, you may be found liable for up to three times the replacement cost of the tree. Depending on the size and type of the tree, the typical replacement cost can be anywhere fromtoSome rare trees can be valued at tens of thousands of dollars.