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For the millionth time here on Quora, yes. They can call the cops on you. Not only that they can rightfully sue you and get money. Keep your hands off other people's property, period! The fact you don't already know that messing with other people'.
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In some cases a charge of criminal mischief can be applied against a person who makes an attempt to poison or kill their neighbor's trees intentionally, whether the individual crosses a property line or not.
Either of these charges is a criminal misdemeanor, punishable by up to 9 months in jail and a 2, stumpclear.barted Reading Time: 3 mins. My garden's just beginning to bloom - and so is my neighbour's tree.
Every summer it blots out light across a large part of our garden. I've offered to go halves on the cost of cutting it down Estimated Reading Time: 7 mins.
If the tree fell on the neighbor's home when the homeowner was trying to cut down the tree without professional help, the damage would be the homeowner's responsibility. Also, if the tree was dying, unstable or diseased and the homeowner knew about it, he or she could be liable if it falls over.
Yes, you do, though I am not certain if the liability is with the neighbor or if the tree service was responsible for determining property lines. If you are going to sue someone I would suggest suing both. You will have to figure out what your damages are if you are going to sue. Regardless of if there is property damage, a landowner may sue her neighbor to make that neighbor trim the branches that encroach the landowner's property.
Serious harm caused by encroaching tree limbs or tree roots may give rise to a lawsuit."Serious harm" usually requires structural damage. Yes. The basic rule is that someone who cuts down, removes, or hurts a tree without permission owes the tree's owner money to compensate for the harm done.
You can sue to enforce that right, but you probably won't have to, once you tell your neighbor what the law is. Walk over, talk to your neighbor and work out a solution. But, if you want to arm yourself with knowledge before doing that, here’s what you should know about neighbors cutting trees. Can I cut down a tree on someone else's property? No! Crossing property lines to trim or cut down a tree is not something you or your arborist can do.