How is this fair?
neighbour cut my tree To run afoul of the law, your neighbor doesn't have to chop down your tree. Its enough to just damage the health of your tree.
Subjects: Alternative dispute resolution, Local government, Privacy, Real property.
For example, your neighbor has the legal right to trim branches of your tree if they hang over the property line. But if the trimming seriously injures your tree, your neighbor will be liable to you for the damage done. 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. 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. If the invading roots or branches cause serious harm to the neighbor's property or threaten to do so, the neighbor may sue. Sep 12, If the neighbor fails to take action, you may trim the branches yourself, as long as you don’t cut any branches beyond the property line or trim the tree so much that its structural integrity or Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins.
You should complain to your neighbor if their tree is potentially dangerous to your property. You should ask them to remove the tree if it: Has dead, broken, or hanging branches Leans to.