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Aug 05, And I most certainly defer to my colleagues from Arizona here on AVVO. That said, I agree with my colleagues; you should ask you neighbor nicely (my mom always said, “you can get more flies with honey then you get with vinegar”) to trim the tree over your yard (explain the reason).
Jun 28, No! Crossing property lines to trim or cut down a tree is not something you or your arborist can do. Neither you nor your arborist may go onto a neighbor’s property or destroy the tree. If you do go onto a neighbor’s property or harm the tree, you could be liable for double or triple the value of the tree! 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. Mar 25, 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.
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Except the trees were the unlucky cabin campers. 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 line. Jan 08, Do not cause harm to the tree’s trunk or its overall health; Cut leaves falling from lemon tree yourself (or pay a tree service to do it for you) You do not trespass in order to trim your neighbor’s tree.
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What if my neighbor’s tree is in danger of falling into my yard? This is where it gets a little trickier. Before You Cut Your Neighbor’s Tree It is a common occurrence: You look out your window and all you see is your neighbor’s tree dropping branches and nuts and bark all over your yard. Or, you can’t see anything at all because of that tree. Or, you are certain that large branches of that tree will eventually fall onto your garage. If limbs or branches from your neighbor’s trees extend into your property line, you are legally allowed to trim the areas hanging over your property.
When trimming them, however, you must stay on your own property. This means you may not go into your neighbor’s yard for a. Jun 21, If attempts to negotiate a solution fail, the law is very clear: since the tree belongs to your neighbour, you can’t chop it down. If you cut branches or remove a tree on your neighbour’s property, this is trespass and he or she may have a claim for damages covering the cost of replacing the tree with a mature one, as well as any remedial clearing, planting or landscaping work.