His backyard is Completely infested with with thorns and doesn't do anything. He is also scary and constantly verbally abusive to his own family, so talking to him is out of the question.
answered on Oct 11, 2022
Without more information on the location of your property, if you have any agreements on whose responsibility it is to maintain the bushes, where the bushes are located, if you have any or need any easements, it is hard to say what your next step could be. However, if you have not spoken with a... Read more »
I've asked him to trim them he said No, but I can trim what grows onto my property. I have to pay a landscaping company, how is this fair?
The fence is in terrible condition because of his overgrowth, replacing the fence will cost me thousands and the problem will still persist. What... Read more »
answered on May 20, 2022
There are a lot of facts that could change the answer to your question such as if the fence is on your property or your neighbors, do you and your neighbor have an easement agreement, and/or your properties apart of an HOA committee. You should contact a local real estate firm to discuss your... Read more »
The title of the property was free and clear when it was bought. Negotiating with this neighbor doesn't seem to be an option.
answered on Oct 29, 2021
You will have to hire a competent OR attorney who engages in real property litigation. Your argument is that the boundary has long been acquiesced by all adjoining landowners for a long time. The suit will be a boundary dispute, which is basically a declaratory judgment action. You will need... Read more »
Property. Can a seller dictate this even though the home will be owned by me (hopefully in 2 months). I want to live in the home myself
answered on Nov 4, 2020
It likely is not the seller "dictating" that but rather Oregon law, particularly during Covid times. While the specifics of Oregon's eviction moratorium specifying what can and cannot be done to terminate tenancies during the Covid-19 pandemic have changed enough to currently allow... Read more »
answered on Oct 26, 2020
Do you mean the Land Use and Development Ordinance? Maybe this link will assist you? https://www.co.douglas.or.us/planning/tbl_cont.asp
Not sure if you also have an estate planning question?
I do not have a written lease, only verbal. I told my friend/landlord about a guy I was seeing. Shortly thereafter my landlord showed up unwarranted and stayed in a garden shed, told me I lost his trust, made hideous sexual references, threatened to kick me out. A few tough weeks followed, I’d... Read more »
answered on Apr 28, 2020
The exact details here make all the difference - which is why it is ALWAYS a good idea to only rent pursuant to a written lease. One main issue for you is likely to be what exactly it is that you rented. A written rental agreement specifies that. Here, IF the landlord can make an... Read more »
I rent what used to be the garage of the main dwelling at my address. The gas company considers it the "shop" address, but its a 2 br house. There is also a shop behind my house that has been converted into a one bedroom bungalo. Three seperate dwellings but one mailbox, intended for a... Read more »
answered on Sep 30, 2019
Given that a landlord is not legally required to provide any mailbox, you likely have no claim regarding sharing it. If you prefer, simply get a P.O. Box or private mailbox at one of the many places offering such options. The gas meter may be a different deal however. It depends upon what your... Read more »
answered on Jul 12, 2019
This sounds like an incomplete landlord tenant question. Please re-post this under landlord tenant law and state more information so the responding lawyers know what the question is about.
The county wont allow me to take his name off the homeowner tax stuff. My ex refuses to take his name off. Can I use him to get his name off or do I have to suffer until the house is paid off?
answered on Jun 8, 2019
You should have made sure that the divorce decree awarding you the house contained the legal description of the house you were awarded. Then you only need to take a certified copy of the divorce decree awarding you the house to who ever you need to make changes. So if your decree doesn't... Read more »
The RV septic connected to the other RV septic that connects to the main house. It fills up and sewer runs under the RV below. I never see a power meter man come read my meter and he chooses to charge me anything over 50 bucks used. How does he know how much I should pay just by looking at my... Read more »
answered on May 31, 2019
You may well have claims against your landlord but you will need to review it all with a local landlord-tenant attorney to know for sure and exactly what. The obvious solution, however, is for you to simply move - something you are likely going to have to do before long anyway if your set up truly... Read more »
The neighbor built a horse pen and temporary barn on my lend. It has been weight years since this happened. I want to move it back, but have been told I lost my rights as this is now an adverse person.
Lately he has moved the pen boundary again.
answered on Apr 25, 2018
It takes 10 years to gain title by adverse possession, and even then an adverse possession claim requires the presence of certain elements; mere occupancy is not sufficient. See a lawyer. He or she can advise you as to the strength or weakness of the neighbor's claims, and what remedies are... Read more »
My friends bought a house recently that has a deck that apparently extends ~10' into land owned by the neighborhood. The deck has been there 20+ years [possibly since the house was built]. The HOA is demanding that they remove it. Do they have any legal standing to keep it? Note that... Read more »
answered on Apr 25, 2018
Merely being there for ten or more years does not automatically transfer ownership under the doctrine of adverse possession, or create an easement (by prescription). However, I think there is a good chance you do have a prescriptive easement. I suggest you see a real estate attorney, who can... Read more »
We own adjoining property and own the well which we agreed to 6 months well usage. Has been 2 years. Sister was trustee but didn't include documents pertaining to these 2 issues in closing papers and refuses any help to get figured out. We're on social security and this was supposed to be... Read more »
answered on Feb 2, 2018
Your post is confusing because you talk about inheriting property then switch to talking about something being torn down at the "buyers" expense. So somehow there are two pieces of property and a Well on one property and the adjacent property has "well rights" of some sort.... Read more »
In 1985, two adjoining lots were purchased within a new subdivision in the Town of Oregon, Wisconsin. The lots have a significant grade. The original owner built a house on the downslope lot. The back of the house faces the adjoining lot line, ranging in distance from 12 feet (near corner) to 20... Read more »
answered on Jul 5, 2017
You posted this question to Oregon Lawyers as in the State of Oregon. Try posting it again so it gets sent to lawyers in Wisconsin. Also, speaking generally as a lawyer (in Oregon), it sounds like the type of problem you really need to discuss face to face with a lawyer in an office. Justia is... Read more »
How does location take effect? Roadside, wilderness or even public spaces?
answered on May 10, 2017
Hello. For information about personal firewood collection in Oregon forests you can access this link:
A neighbors 87 year old Myrtle tree fell in our yard causing substantial damage to out structures pulling out all services within the home. We have been in a hotel for 3 weeks. The tree lays 85 x 50 x 40 feet high across 2 of our lots. The cost to remove the canopy was $10,500 with an additional... Read more »
answered on Apr 26, 2017
Call your home owner's insurance and let them take care of it. If your neighbor sues you they will defend you. Just pay your deductible. I think your neighbor is responsible for the tree falling on your house. A property owner needs to inspect trees and make sue they are stable. (I... Read more »
answered on Oct 19, 2016
Owning shares of a real estate investment trust doesn't necessarily mean you own a particular parcel of land. (For example, if you owned 2000 share of Coca Cola stock you couldn't walk into their head quarters and demand to read the secret formula for Coca Cola.) You should have the... Read more »
answered on Feb 26, 2016
Depends on the city: http://www.sightline.org/2013/01/02/the-roommate-gap-your-citys-occupancy-limit/
Fire code may also then have limits based on the number of bedrooms.
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