However, it may be difficult to persuade a court to order your neighbor to.
} Mar 26, In the case of Rony v Costa, a property owner hired an unlicensed day laborer to trim limbs that crossed his property line from a neighboring tree. Instead of researching the issue, the day laborer was turned loose on the trees like Jason in Friday the 13th. Except the trees were the unlucky cabin campers.5/5. Mar 19, Yes, he does.
As long as he cuts only the parts of the tree that goes over to his own side of the fence, he can do so without having to ask for your permission. But there’s a catch. An individual is only allowed to trim a neighbor’s tree up to the property stumpdrop.clubted Reading Time: 3 mins. Feb 25, No. As a general rule of law, you can trim back any part of any tree that is hanging over/encroaching into your property. You can not make your neighbor do it or pay for it.
If you suffer any damage from the overhanging branches, the neighbor is not liable because your remedy is to trim the encroaching branches. Nov 02, If your actions cause damage or ultimately kill a neighbor’s tree, you may be found liable for up to three times the replacement cost of the tree. Depending on the size and type of the tree, the typical replacement cost can be anywhere fromtoSome rare trees can be valued at tens of thousands of stumpdrop.clubted Reading Time: 4 mins. May 29, To be a good neighbour.
And if I can cut down my beloved Tree of Whizz-dom to make my neighbour happy, you can cut a branch. I wouldn't mount a legal battle against your neighbour. In most situations, a neighbor who is bothered or worried by encroaching branches or roots of a healthy tree won't be able to successfully sue the tree owner.
Instead, the neighbor can go ahead and trim the tree himself. In some states, however, neighbors may sue under certain conditions, including.