Q: I have a considerable amount of trees along my neighbors border. He is ignorant, selfish and abusive. When my trees fall
down the wind direction usually blows the trees towards and onto his property. He takes this opportunity to threaten
and harrass me as I go about cleaning them up. These are not border trees, these are trees that grow from well within
my property. Can I drag the part that lays over the line back onto my side(without touching his property), or am I only allowed to recoup the part that lays on my side of the line? The location is rural union county,pa.
A: You are obligated to remove everything. If he won’t let you enter his property, you will have to remove the trees by pulling them from your side.
Further, if the falling trees cause damage to his property, since you are already on notice, it will likely be your problem.
1 user found this answer helpful
Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.
The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.
Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.