Waukegan, IL asked in Agricultural Law, Contracts and Real Estate Law for Illinois

Q: We have people who farm our land, no contract just a verbal agreement. Can they come and destroy a wooded area we have?

They did not contact us beforehand. They said it was so they did not damage there equipment.

1 Lawyer Answer
Steve McCann
Steve McCann
  • Chicago, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: Generally, the answer is no, they cannot destroy a wooded area that is on your property. However, in order to know for certain, one must review specific facts surrounding the situation. I would recommend taking pictures, and organizing all information relevant to this situation, and consulting with an attorney individually. A knowledgeable attorney will review the details, and will advise you as to your options moving forward.

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