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What Can Be Done About Water From a Neighbor's Land Harming Our Property?

My property is a 100 x 200 rectangle. One adjoining property owned by another family (The Pitts) is 80 ft wide and adjoins the last 80 feet of our top property line--like two dominoes. The Pitts land slopes at a pretty good angle into the Taylor land. The Taylor land slopes at a lesser degree but has a ridge in the center to guide Pitts draining water towards the back of our pr...

04/06/2011   |   Category: Real Property » Neighbor Rel...   |   State: Virginia   |   #24584

Can I Stop a Neighbor From Erecting a Solar Panel?

My neighbor has erected an enormous solar pane (_70 feet by 10 feet) on his small property (less than 1 acre) which is _40 feet from my property line and faces my house. Realtors have stated that the value of my house has been greatly reduced. Do I have just cause to sue?

03/15/2011   |   Category: Real Property » Neighbor Rel...   |   State: New Jersey   |   #24411

How Do We Stop Noise From a Shooting Range in a Residential Area?

What can be done to stop an outdoor shooting range in a residential neigborhood?

03/02/2011   |   Category: Real Property » Neighbor Rel...   |   State: California   |   #24323

What can be done about neighbor firing a weapon at my property? neighbor behind my house has shot holes in my storage shed. With what looks like a 45 cal pistol And the bullets came out the front Just missing my home This happened .new years eve And i noticed it several days later And filed a criminal mischief report.Was this the right thing to do ? I can tell that the shots came from there property And i took several pictures Wha...

01/13/2011   |   Category: Real Property » Neighbor Rel...   |   State: Texas   |   #24004

What Can I Do About the Kids on My Street Denting Cars With Bike Riding?

I live on a city street with parking on one side of a two way street (the side I live on) and room for only one car to be traveling at a time. There are children, around 11 years old, that live across the street from me and also a few houses down from me who have races on their bikes between and around the cars parked on my side of the street, and using the sidewalk on the oth...

07/16/2010   |   Category: Real Property » Neighbor Rel...   |   State: Pennsylvania   |   #22678

What Can I Do About Noisy Neighbors?

My neighbors have been allowing their kids and all the neighborhood kids to yell and scream and blow horns and do everything possible to disturb the peace. They do it to annoy me and last summer did it for over 60 days. I have called disturbing the peace on them twice but they still try to annoy me. It is getting way out of hand. Can I take them to court over this or what can I...

07/03/2010   |   Category: Real Property » Neighbor Rel...   |   State: Texas   |   #22574

Who Owns a Shared Wall in a Condominium?

We are an end unit of 3 houses; the common wall of our bedrooms extends up and becomes the sole wall of their 2nd story and also continues down becoming one wall of our courtyard. Is that courtyard wall their wall or a common wall?

06/29/2010   |   Category: Real Property » Neighbor Rel...   |   State: California   |   #22515

What Can I Do About a Spite Fence on My Neighbor's Property?

My next door neighbor recently erected a fence on our property line. The fence is not on our property, that is not the problem. the problem is that the fence runs directly down the side of our already narrow driveway and severly restricts our ability to open the passenger side doors of our cars (our house is on the other side of the driveway, so making the driveway wider is n...

04/07/2010   |   Category: Real Property » Neighbor Rel...   |   State: New Jersey   |   #21705

Can Ii Prevent Water From Neighbor's Land Coming Onto My Property?

My neighbor behind me built an in ground pool that doesn't have a cover. During the fall and winter it accumulates the rain and snow. The additional water is eventually released from the pool by way of the pump. The water then travels from the back of the lot to the front on my neighbors land that is next door to me. As it reaches the front it eventually pours onto the sidewalk...

03/08/2010   |   Category: Real Property » Neighbor Rel...   |   State: North Carolina   |   #21287

How Can I Deal With the Noise From My Neighbor's Gravel Pit?

Our neighbor has started a gravel pit. The noise is intollerable. It operates starting before dawn, and into the night, and on weekends as well. It is damaging to our mental and physical health. We have no peace. We bought our home seven years before the gravel pit began operation. We have been told by a real estate agent that the gravel pit has had a significant effect o...

02/27/2010   |   Category: Real Property » Neighbor Rel...   |   State: Montana   |   #21188
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