Real Property » Encroachment Legal Questions and Answers
If my neighbor built a fence that encroached my land by 2 feet.
If my neighbor built a fence that encroached my land by 2 feet Times 140feet can I tear it down and place it in the correct position from the certified land survey?04/22/2017 | Category: Real Property » Encroachment | State: California | #36126
How Do I Get a Neighbor's Encroaching Fence Removed?
I have a fence enchroaching on my property 7 feet. Been there approx 7 years per co aerial maps. I needed moved to get clear title to sell. what are my choices?01/02/2012 | Category: Real Property » Encroachment | State: Arkansas | #25579
How Can I Stop My Neighbor From Trespassing and Encroaching on My Property?
I have a neighbor who is encroaching on my property.I have had the land surveyed and he pulled up one of the posts although he denies it. He has been throwing wood for his fire pit on the land and hung a hammock up in a tree on my property. I have spoken to him and he says he'll move it when he is 'good and ready.'04/03/2011 | Category: Real Property » Encroachment | State: Connecticut | #24557
Do I Have to Remove an Encroachment that has Existed for 20 Years in Delaware?
I received a letter from a lawyer of a property owner stating I am encroaching on his property behind my house what it looks like from the enclosed map 20 ft onto his property with my fence and shed. I have been living here for 20 years and bought the house with the shed and fence in the location its in now. The lawyer wants me to sign this legal letter stating I acknowledge...02/11/2011 | Category: Real Property » Encroachment | State: Delaware | #24206
How Does Someone Get Ownership by a Prescriptive Easement in Alabama?
Our family has a pending civil lawsuit regarding some land that we have been paying taxes on for over 50 years. The family adjacent to us is stating that the land is overlapping and that the land belongs to them. They have not produced any proof. However, if the judge rules in the plaintiff's favor what further recourse will we have?02/06/2011 | Category: Real Property » Encroachment | State: Alabama | #24164
What is the Statute of Limitations on a Land Survey in Virginia?
A surveying plat was prepared in 1996, depicting the boundary lines and acreage. I have discovered that an error was made on the said plat that effects the amount of land surveyed. Because of the length of time since the plat was prepared, is there any liability with regards to the surveyor? Can I file a civil suit to recoup damages? What are the statute of limitations in Virgi...01/03/2011 | Category: Real Property » Encroachment | State: Virginia | #23927
How Do I Remove an Encroachment So I Can Sell My Property?
My wife and I are attempting to sell an inherited lake property in LaGrange County, Indiana. The potential buyer had the property surveyed and found the corner of the neighbors garage roof encroaches on our property by 4 inches. This was not previously protested by the deceased. Seems petty to me, but it is holding up the sale. What can I do to get the sale moving as I was laid...12/24/2010 | Category: Real Property » Encroachment | State: Illinois | #23872
Can I Prevent a Neighbor from Disputing a Land Survey?
My neighbor continues to encroach upon my property even after a survey was completed, for which she paid. I live in a new construction neighborhood. All homes were built within one year of each other. My house and the houses on either side have been through several surveys for various reasons (purchase, pools, fences, and finally foreclosure). There has never been any confl...11/25/2010 | Category: Real Property » Encroachment | State: Florida | #23705
Can My Neighbor Block Use of My Easement By Parking His Vehicle?
I have a 25' easement across my neighbors property which is recorded in our titles. There is a 12' asphalt driveway which serves our house and another neighbor and the roadway is cut into a hill with dirt shoulders on both sides. My neighbor is parking a large RV on the shoulder of the road and we have asked him to move it which he is refusing to do. What are my legal rights...08/02/2010 | Category: Real Property » Encroachment | State: California | #22813
What Can I Do About a Fence Encroaching On and Blocking Access to My Property?
My neighbor encroached on my property in two places creating a situation were we do not have access to that part of our land. They were informed prior to putting up the fence that our property exceeds a stockade fence that we have and they were informed by our lawyer, two weeks ago. They have done nothing: contacted us, the lawyer or taken it down. What is the sequence of ev...07/29/2010 | Category: Real Property » Encroachment | State: Connecticut | #22786