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When A Tree Occupies Two Properties: Your Tree Responsibilities

Posted by on Feb 6, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on When A Tree Occupies Two Properties: Your Tree Responsibilities

There comes a time in the life of many property owners when they discover that a tree that was planted on the property line by former residents has overgrown its boundaries. The tree could be mostly on your property, but planted by someone on an adjoining property, or it could be mostly on the neighbor’s property, but planted by previous owners of your abode. When the tree appears to be a nuisance to either you or the neighbors, who is supposed to take care of it? Here are your “tree” options. Consult with the Neighbors Regarding What to Do with the Tree If you are on good speaking terms with the neighbors, ask them what they think all of you together should do with this tree. They may decide that it can be removed, and then it has to...

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