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Author Doskow, Emily, author.

Title Neighbor law : fences, trees, boundaries & noise / Emily Doskow & Lina Guillen.

Publication Info. Berkeley, California : Nolo, 2014.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons Non-Fiction  346.7 D723    ---  Available
Edition 8th edition.
Description 373 pages ; 23 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Previous editions authored by Cora Jordan.
Summary "An easy-to-read guide on laws concerning common neighbor disputes Is the noise from next door keeping you up at night? Is the view from your backyard being obstructed? Is a neighboring business driving you crazy? Your home is important to you and your neighbors aren't going anywhere -- Neighbor Law can help you deal with difficult situations and keep your home life peaceful. Learn your rights and responsibilities with this clear-cut, comprehensive guide to the laws concerning common neighbor disputes. Learn your state's rules on: - fences - trees and other greenery that crosses the property line - boundaries - blocked views - noise - water runoff and flooding - interference from nearby businesses - dangers to children ("attractive nuisances") -...and more! In plain English, Neighbor Law explains how to find applicable laws and resolve disputes without going to court, whenever possible. And, if you must go to small claims court, you'll find all the information and stragegies you need. This edition is completely revised and provides new sample letters for engaging a neighbor over a dispute, and includes expanded information on mediation and dispute resolution. Plus, read new material on how to build community and prevent disputes"-- Provided by publisher.
"Issues with the neighbors? Learn your rights -- and responsibilities -- with Neighbor Law, Nolo's comprehensive guide to the laws concerning common neighbor disputes"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Neighbors and Legal Questions -- 1. Tackling a Neighbor Problem -- 2. Noise -- 3. When a Tree Is Injured or Destroyed -- 4. Encroachment: Invading Branches and Roots -- 5. Unsound Limbs and Trees -- 6. Boundary Trees -- 7. Fruit and Nuts: Who Owns What? -- 8. Obstruction of View -- 9. Boundary Lines -- 10. Using Another's Land: Trespass and Easements -- 11. Fences -- 12. Spite Fences -- 13. Dangers to Children: Attractive Nuisances -- 14. Rural Neighbors and the Right to Farm -- 15. Water -- 16. When Your Neighbor Is a Business -- 17. Other Common Neighbor Issues -- 18. Legal Research -- 19. Mediation -- 20. Small Claims Court -- Appendixes -- A. State Statutes on Injury to Trees -- B. State Statutes on Private Nuisance -- C. Boundary Fence Statutes -- D. Adverse Possession Statutes -- E. Right-to-Farm Statutes -- Index.
Subject Adjoining landowners -- United States -- Popular works.
Boundaries (Estates) -- United States -- Popular works.
Fences -- Law and legislation -- United States -- Popular works.
Trees -- Law and legislation -- United States -- Popular works.
LAW / Real Estate.
LAW / Reference.
Added Author Guillen, Lina, author.
ISBN 9781413319651 (pbk.) :
1413319653 (pbk.)

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