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There are countless court cases between neighbors who live within a one-acre distance of each other and who have trees on their properties. Some people argue that the tree on their neighbor's property is a nuisance to their property as a whole, or that it obstructs of one of the buildings on their property. In some cases, unruly neighbors take these matters into their own hands and cut their neighbor's trees Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins.
Jan 16, The only thing I can think of to add is: If you are cutting on anothers property, have the property owner flag the property line.
That way if you get accused of cutting across the boundry, you won't be guilty by assumption. Being in court for cutting the neighbors trees (marked or not) is no fun. Andy. Jun 28, It is always best to check if there are any local laws about cutting a neighbor’s trees, but generally, most state and local laws permit you to prune parts of your neighbor’s tree that cross the property line into your side without asking your neighbor.
You may only prune up to the property line and must stay on your property. Nov 28, While you can trim the branches of a tree that extend onto your property, you may not trespass on your removing tree roots from drain field property or cause damage to or kill the tree.
If you do damage the tree, your neighbor can sue you for triple the stumpage value of the tree. New York Property Line and Fence Laws at.
Koll Center Pkwy, Pleasanton, CA 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.