Q: What are my legal rights when it comes to trespassing? The sheriff department tells me it's a civil matter
Person has been told to stay off property yet continues to trespass and attempts to alter my property
A: It sounds like the dispute you're describing is with your neighbor who owns land that borders yours. If so, and the situation can't be resolved, you will have to file an action in circuit court requesting an order confirming the exact location of the property lines in dispute. These cases are fact intensive and the Arkansas Code provides several methods for proceeding based on your specific situation. If you and your neighbor can't agree, you should immediately consult an attorney experienced in handling property line disputes.
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