Q: A year almost and nothing done and I’m still getting damage done every time with heavy rains
Court order a culvert install under the new drive way they installed and all water must flow to the drainage ditch with the new culvert installed they have done nothing it will be a year in 2 months and when the spring comes again I will have major water problems again Do I need to contact a lawyer and have a letter sent asking for this to be completed asap or before the next spring or so I file against them since they are not doing the judgement and or court ordered
A: You could start with an attorney-drafted letter, but you may more expeditiously move for enforcement of the court's order. Either way, you'd be wise to hire an attorney.
I concur your best results will be with a local real estate attorney in your corner.
But be prepared to provide that lawyer with facts like a copy of the judgment, who 'they' are and why YOU can't just install the culvert and charge them the cost (I assume because they did something to block the flow of water on property they control not you, but again, make the facts explicit!)
Getting upset about this won't help, but you DO need to take action to enforce the judgment be that a motion to compel or a motion for them to be held in contempt etc. There are multiple ways to go about this, but the best response is unclear without a detailed analysis of the situation!
Get that local legal help ASAP.
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