How do you confirm who owns a fallen tree and is responsible for removal?

posted 3 years ago in Legal
Post # 3
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

You’d have to call a surveyor, which is expensive but your city may offer a similar service at a lower cost but that can still be pricey. I would talk to your neighbors and offer to split the cost of removal or split the work if you do it yourselves.

Post # 4
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2013

Do either of you own a chainsaw or a truck? That would be the easiest way to handle it!

Post # 5
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: October 2014

Why don’t you just split the cost with your neighbor?

Post # 6
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

Did you get a survey completed when you bought the property? That’s the way to tell.  If you have it and don’t understand, you could potentially ask a surveyor to just come and show you the lines.

Or, split the cost with your neighbor and be done with it.

Post # 7
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2013 - UK

I second PPs… I’d just split the cost, or chop it up and dispose of it myself.

Post # 8
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

Dh works with property lines everyday. You will either have to get a surveyor and potentially pay for the tree removal too or split the cost with the neighbor.

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