The remaining 15' is too dangerous for me to maintain. City is going to fine me if I don't clear it out. Is that legal to put me in harms way to clear vegetation on city property? Live in Riverside CA.
An unauthorized trespass on another person’s property is called an encroachment. First, one must confirm that the area of land in dispute is in fact owned by your mother. This can be done by hiring a professional surveyor to survey the land to confirm the property boundaries.
I live in an unincorporated area of orange county CA. My nabor's and I live on a shared stretch of dirt road that is used daily by all of us for commute purposes. As of late our nabor at the end of the road has been closeing off the road we use in order to put in large speed bumps, drains,... Read more »
Has he built this road on his private property? Is the road your only form of accessing your property? Is he in compliance with city laws re: construction of the road? You can access copies of construction permits at the County clerk's office. More details are necessary to provide a...Read more »
To get a definitive opinion, you will probably have to pay an attorney to research this for you. If you want to take a shot at it yourself, check the Marin County Code and any Fairfax ordinances. However, as with most neighbor disputes, you should try to come to some agreement. Try speaking with...Read more »
Neighbor built an oversized wooden shed, where one side of the shed sits directly on our mutual property line. And the shed's canted/sloped roof drains rain water onto my property causing erosion. Shed size does not conform to muni code (too large 16' x 16' vs 10' x 10')... Read more »
You can report such violations to the city, and you might be able to sue as well for trespass and related wrongs. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me,...Read more »
We just bought a home that is fenced on two sides. We want to add about 5 ft on one side to fence in the whole front yard. The neighbor on that side is saying the 4'x 20' strip of grass on OUR SIDE of the fence (that is old and already there) is part of her yard and she will not approve... Read more »
If there is an easement, that would help. Or you can offer to buy an easement. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and...Read more »
Marijuana was planted for rope and soil health pre WWI. We currently eradicate marijuana with herbicides and grow corn and soybeans. Costco sells hemp seeds from Thailand and paper can be made from the fiber (instead of trees)...what is the possibility of growing legal marijuana on the farm?
Our landlord owns the property next to our house as well as ours. He moved our fence 20 feet to make more room for a new development he's building on the lot next to us. He did this without prior notice.
There's some information missing here. Do you have a lease? Rental agreement? Either way, what property are you renting/leasing? Does your agreement define the total square footage of your tenancy? If you're only renting a house on a piece of property, rather than the house and yard etc....Read more »
The driveway has no curb,has failed with sizeable cracks & potholes on the concrete surface.There is a 6 panel glass partition on their property that provides fencing for the Pool.One partition panel is without glass,leaving the pool unfenced.The property is rented to vacation renters.I have... Read more »
1. Believe them, live with the conditions, have a nice summer. 2. If suggestion number 1 is not acceptable, have a consultation with a real estate attorney regarding possible options; and be prepared to spend some money for repairs.
I'm a musician. I play live solo acoustic guitar some evenings in my apartment for friends and friends of friends etc. All my sets are cover songs from various artists. I receive many requests that differ on each evening of course. Each guest usually contributes between $10 - $20. Some... Read more »
You may be violating your lease, zoning, and/or licensing laws relating to music venues. You may need contracts with the additional musicians. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read...Read more »
I adopted my dog Derek on 12/22/16. We live in a mobile home park, all of the groundskeepers have seen him. On 04/0317, I was approached, while walking Derek, by management. She told me that pit bulls were allowed and that I would have to get rid of it. I'm about to go to counseling and... Read more »
Hopefully you have the dog licensed in the city where you reside. Whether you do or not, you can call your local animal control department to determine whether there is an ordinance prohibiting the ownership of pit bulls. Even if there is, you need to further determine whether your dog qualifies...Read more »
an existing well site in the southwesterly portion of Parcel 2, of said Parcel Map hereinbefore mentioned." It dates back to the 1974 landowner's parcel map. In 2008, that property was a rental, and was vacated by tenant.The electrical hookup and pipes to the well were disconnected when... Read more »
The owner of the tree may be responsible to maintain it. If you spend money to cut it, you might be able to seek repayment from the neighbor in small claims court. See: http://articles.latimes.com/1991-09-22/realestate/re-3968_1_tree-owner
Originally our ossue with another tenant was that they would accuse us of stealing there things and of stepping in their boundary in the back yard. They have a tent in the backyard that takes up a whole side of the backyard and they claim that area is off limits. Unfortunately for us to access the... Read more »
Your landlord is legally required to ensure your right to quiet enjoyment, as such is implied in any residential rental agreement. This means your landlord must ensure that the other tenants are not violating such rights. You can remind your landlord about this duty. Otherwise, you can sue. You can...Read more »
Negotiate first, then fight, if the valuations are too low. Consult one or more experienced real estate lawyers with experience litigating eminent domain cases. They can advise about what to expect. Then you'll be better able to decide how to proceed. The contemnor rarely offers a real value...Read more »
You can file a response to your neighbors objections with the city or county where the objections are filed. The governmental administrator in charge of your case will review the matter and make a decision. You will be then given the opportunity to appeal or even file a complaint, if applicable....Read more »
It depends on whether there is any agreement between the county and the local government issuing you these citations about their policing duties and jurisdictional reach. If not, you may be able to defend yourself with a jurisdictional argument. More details are necessary to provide a professional...Read more »
The bar+bedroom+bathroom are in the daylight basement of the main house and are walled off. They have its own entrance but only a "sort of" kitchen: sink, dishwasher, under counter fridge, freezer, wine fridge, 2 burner induction cooktop, hood fan and toaster oven, but no 220V appliances... Read more »
It sounds like you want to rent a room in your house, which does not sound like a problem. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors,...Read more »
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