Scenario: I am hiking near Zion National Park and come across a fence that says "no trespassing". I'm trying to reach the highest point in Zion National Park but it is surrounded by cliffs (which I can't climb) and private property on the adjacent lands. There is a sign posted... Read more »
answered on Sep 23, 2020
In Utah, if you own property, you have a right to control who enters that property. Without an invitation, you are trespassing. If someone sues you for trespassing, they normally need to show what damage you did on their property to win money. In unique cases, someone may win more money than normal... Read more »
answered on Sep 16, 2020
You are writing from Wyoming, and this is the Utah board, so we can only answer questions regarding property in Utah. Owning property in a HOA is a gamble as you get the benefit of controlling what happens in your HOA according to the rules, but if you ever cross the rules, you may have problems of... Read more »
Days to move cuz it is city property. Not our landlords. He refuses to refund any money or help with moving costs. We signed a lease and everything. What are our rights?
answered on May 8, 2019
Since 10 days have already passed, I assume you are already out of the property, unless you retained an attorney that was able to help you work something out with the city. In regards to paying rent and getting a refund from the landlord, any rent paid in advance for days you aren't allowed to... Read more »
answered on Jun 22, 2017
A landlord can serve a 3 day notice to pay or quit the day after the payment is due. If the tenant pays, they get to stay. If they don't then the landlord can start the eviction process.
I hope this helps.
The county is forcing me to create a one lot subdivision. The engineering department will not approve my map unless I move my property line back 50 feet.
answered on May 9, 2017
Yes, they can unless you can prove their decision is discriminatory or capricious. As long as they have a reasonable reason to impose the requirement they can. Sorry.
If they agreed to the fence and intend to use it by eventually fencing in their property as well
answered on May 9, 2017
If they agreed to the fence then it sounds like there is some kind of contract. So your question really is a contract question. If they just agreed to allow you to construct a fence, then there is no obligation to pay for it. You could argue unjust enrichment, but if they didn't do anything... Read more »
Viewing my property. I feel uncomfortable going outside to garden or whatever. Is this legal?
answered on Oct 28, 2016
It depends on how the area is setup and whether or not you have a reasonable expectation of privacy in that area. If you are uncomfortable, you can start by talking to the neighbor about it being as kind and courteous as possible. If for some reason that doesn't work, you can get an attorney... Read more »
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