Fort Worth, TX asked in Consumer Law, Real Estate Law, Civil Litigation and Gov & Administrative Law for Texas

Q: In Ft Worth, Tx fence between mine and a neighbor's yard needs to be replaced. Who's resposible?

At first the guy came over and told me about it, we agreed on a 50/50 split for the bill. I got a money order took it over the next day and he decided some the posts are on my side I'm responsible. Everything I've seen online in forums or blogs says check the survey, and Who's ever yard the fence is shown is responsible. HOA just says work with each other

1 Lawyer Answer
Mr. Charles C Guidry
Mr. Charles C Guidry
  • Consumer Law Lawyer
  • Cypress, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: I suggest that you do the survey. The survey will determine the ownership of the fence by statute of limitation or land ownership. It is nice to work thing out amicably, but if you can't then the first option will be best.

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