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Boundary Line Disputes


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Boundary Line Disputes

December 20, 2017

If you are a property owner in New England, you always need to make sure that you do all you can to maintain a strict boundary line. And while you can talk with your neighbor and build a shed on his property or let him put some stuff on your property, you do need to do this in writing.

Why is this necessary?

As you may imagine, due to the human nature, you will note that there will be a Boundary Line problem in case you and your neighbor have an argument. The same thing happens when you just don’t get along anymore. It doesn’t matter what previous verbal agreement you had. Instead, you need to make sure that you get all these things in writing.

What kind of Boundary Line disputes are there?

Believe it or not, there are a plethora of Boundary Line dispute types that can appear out there. In fact, more and more appear all the time. The reason why these appear is because people can easily get into an argument and that’s when they realize they can start a dispute. While it’s not the best approach, it’s what happens, and unfortunately, it doesn’t deliver the type of results you expect right off the bat.

  • The neighbor is blocking access to your land due to a dispute over that piece of land.
  • He used a section of your property under the belief that it’s his property.
  • He starts to construct a new home or an additional room on your property, or some of that construction gets over the property line.
  • Some of the bushes and trees on the neighbor property are overgrowing, and they reached your property. Not only that, but they are damaging your home.
  • The neighbor wants to plan bushes or trees in your area.
  • The neighbor wants to remove, repair or build a fence on your property.

What can you do?

One of the best solutions here is to talk to your neighbor. This will enable you to maybe close the dispute. But as you can imagine, this will not work all the time. Therefore you may want to contact a team of legal professionals to help you with this.


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