Marietta, GA asked in Real Estate Law and Land Use & Zoning for Georgia

Q: Part of my neighbor's fence has been in my backyard. I now need it moved. He is ignoring me about this, what can I do?

His fence was partially in my yard when I bought the place 8 yrs. ago & he knows that. I did say anything to him at that time.

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Anthony M. Avery
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  • Knoxville, TN

A: Hire a competent GA attorney now that conducts real property litigation. If you do not file suit for the Boundary Line Action, you will acquiesce to the present fence line which is physically ascertainable. Title to both properties should be searched for the common boundary. A surveyor may be a necessary witness.

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