Robert on January 1, at am.
In most situations, a neighbor who is bothered or worried by encroaching branches or roots of a healthy tree won't be able to successfully sue the tree 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.
Jul 16, As such, you cannot charge a neighbor for the removal of the tree roots that are causing property damage. The tree roots are part of your property. Removing the tree roots up to the boundary line is a reasonable course of action. Crossing property lines or removing part of the tree not on your property could result in a lawsuit. If your neighbor or someone else cuts down, removes, or hurts a tree on your property without your permission, that person is required to compensate you (the tree owner) for your loss.
If necessary, you can sue to enforce your rights. Sep 12, If the trunk of a tree is located in your neighbor’s yard, but branches extend onto your property, the neighbor is the legal owner of the tree. That means you can’t cut it Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins.
In every state, a common-law right exists that allows a property owner to cut the branches and roots of a neighboring tree that is invading their property. The rationale behind this law is that property owners and neighbors should work to solve problems together, rather than jumping into filing stumppruning.barted Reading Time: 8 mins.
Mar 19, An individual is only allowed to trim a neighbor’s tree up to the property line. He may not enter the neighbor’s property to trim or destroy the tree. If you want to trim overhanging branches of your neighbor’s tree, it is always best to ask for permission out Estimated Reading Time: 4 mins. Sep 10, If your neighbor's branches are hanging over your yard, you can prune the branches back to the property line as long as you don't destroy the tree or go on your neighbor's Estimated Reading Time: 5 mins.