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1 Answer | Asked in Land Use & Zoning and Tax Law for Ohio on
Q: Just took a walk on my property (OH). My neighbor chopped down a bunch of my trees and destroyed the boundary line fence
Joseph Jaap
Joseph Jaap
answered on Jun 25, 2022

Take photos, get a surveyor to mark the boundary, get an arborist to determine the value of trees lost and cost of replacement, and cost to replace fence. Contact your insurance agent, ask your neighbor to pay your monetary damages, and use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local attorney to... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law and Land Use & Zoning for Texas on
Q: I own 5 acres of land in Texas, I recently built a home on this land, does my land's Deed serve purpose for title too?
John Cucci Jr.
John Cucci Jr.
answered on Jun 24, 2022

Absolutely! The deed, when filed with the County Clerk, is the first and only proof of your "title" to the land. The whole idea of having Title to land is that Title grants you status. That status gives you all the rights of ownership to the land. Most importantly it gives you the right... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Land Use & Zoning and Real Estate Law for Texas on
Q: Can code enforcement force me to clean up and maintain an alley abutting my property.

Corpus Christi code enforcement flagged my property today because of litter and debris in the alley abutting my property. They told me it was my responsibility to clean and mow the alley. As far as I know, the alley is city property. It is only used by homeless vagrants. That is not my trash and... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Land Use & Zoning for Minnesota on
Q: We have farmland has 2 gas line easements in West 1/2 of a Quarter section. see details -

Original easement back in 30's and 49's covered the whole quarter section, they are going to put a new pipeline in the west 1/2 of the 1/4 section - which is over 500 feet from the other pipelines. We feel we should be compensated as this would be a new easement and we should be... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Land Use & Zoning and Municipal Law for Colorado on
Q: LOL. I just submitted a question and it defaulted to Florida attorneys! Oh boy! so trying again.

I am fruitlessly dealing with an abandoned vehicle having a good cell phone number for the owner and this vehicle parked on the public roadway (parked likely in an easement just off of the main road). I don't believe it is parked on my private adjacent parcel. As recent as yesterday, I left... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Civil Rights, Identity Theft and Land Use & Zoning for Illinois on
Q: First of all house. My house at 7229 South Harvard in Chicago they took me to court I w o n of my case a rule 23 return

The managers in the work program man have stole all my stuff then I got me to the other building they change my rent to $1,000 or $37,000 I they won't take me to court and I can't get nobody help me how to build a change my property my unit told me I wasn't the owner but they... Read more »

Charles Candiano
Charles Candiano
answered on Jun 23, 2022

Please read:

You must ask a coherent question or NOBODY can help you.

Reciting rambling facts with no syntax wastes your time and ours because it is unintelligible.

Never use proper names in an online post. Your question is supposed to be anonymous.

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law, Land Use & Zoning and Landlord - Tenant for California on
Q: There's are people on my boyfriends property /land who he wants off , his father deeded him this property.

There's no contract or agreement..

Yelena Gurevich
Yelena Gurevich
answered on Jun 22, 2022

He need to hire an eviction attorney.

0 Answers | Asked in Land Use & Zoning and Landlord - Tenant for California on
Q: My boyfriends father passed away and left him land/property, the deed is in his name, there are people he wants off

They are causing drama and problems, they are not family, there is no Rental agreement or contract of any kind

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law and Land Use & Zoning for Colorado on
Q: As the owner of the servient estate, what are my rights wrt the dominant estates plan to grade a road on the easement?

I am the owner of the servient estate which has an easement for ingress/egress. The owner of the dominant estate plans on bringing in surveyors to stake the easement, and then an excavation company to re-grade an unpermitted road on the easement. Do I have the right to require the dominant estate... Read more »

Donald C Eby
Donald C Eby
answered on Jun 21, 2022

You definitely have rights. An easement does not give the owner of the dominant estate unilateral authority nor does he have the right to work outside of the permitting process. If you are not able to have a reasonable conversation with this party you should get an attorney involved to assist you... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Land Use & Zoning and Real Estate Law for California on
Q: Question Real Estate Law for CA Attorney-Easement Dispute

Plaintiff (Paralegal Self) Limited Time 10 days. Hostile Defendant filed Demurrer and Motion to Strike. He placed padlock on gate across a landlocked parcel refusing to allow my access to easement. Easement recorded with deed and runs with land 1965. Do I file an amended complaint, request... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Estate Planning, Land Use & Zoning and Municipal Law for Kentucky on
Q: How can I receive official recognition of my unincorporated neighborhood (informal): Groundtown; inside of Glasgow, KY?

I tried to help our Mayor here in the City of Glasgow understand that my unincorporated community (an informal neighborhood) should only be recognized in a nominal sense (in-name only).

We, residents of Groundtown, KY are living in a neighborhood that is all Streets Roads, Drives, etc... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law, Gov & Administrative Law and Land Use & Zoning for Vermont on
Q: Where can "2005 Vermont Code Section 272 - Equality of privilege" be found in the Vermont Annotated Statutes?

I am preparing a pro se petition against my local Vermont officials for violations of my constitutional rights. The Town ignored my complaints about a citizen with strong political connections. I requested official examination of the process and the procedures used by town officials in allowing a... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Land Use & Zoning for Louisiana on
Q: Can I get ownership by acquisitive prescription,

After my grandparents passed I've been paying property tax for 14yrs., Can I claim ownership through acquisitive prescription no family member ask me to move as well

0 Answers | Asked in Land Use & Zoning for Louisiana on
Q: I've lived in the family home for 16yrs., I also pays the property taxes for 14yrs., Can I gain ownership

My grandparents have 5 kids still alive, but I pay the property tax as well and managed the house and yard can I gain ownership through acquisitive prescription?

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law, Land Use & Zoning and Landlord - Tenant for Florida on
Q: Aunt filed unlawful detainer. and told to move I'm on ssdi. what can I do for help

3 rivers won't help says conflict of int. I bought shed from a family member that doesn't live on property and I have been paying rent since Jan 2019 w/no complaint. It has electric and water. She let a granddaughter, kids, & her boyfriend move a shed & camper here and they made a... Read more »

Charles M.  Baron
Charles M. Baron
answered on Jun 19, 2022

You could try the Fla. Bar Lawyers Referral Service and ask for a Low Fee Panel attorney - see https://lrs.floridabar.org/

However, in the event that there is no law that protects you from the code enforcement authorities, there is little or nothing a lawyer can do. Schedule a consultation...
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