Neighbor Disputes Law

Neighbor Disputes Legal Issues:

Neighbor Disputes Law

Purchasing a property is your choice, but selecting the neighbors that come with that purchase is not. Whether purchasing property in urban, suburban or rural areas, disputes with neighbors can arise. When property disputes between neighbors arise, its important to seek legal counsel.

Common disputes between neighbors can involve:

Nuisance issues: Unreasonable interference with the use or enjoyment of your land. Smells, sounds, light or pollution originating at the neighboring property, which crosses onto your property, are all forms of nuisances that a Real Property Lawyer can help, resolve.

Easements, Restrictive Covenants and Equitable Servitudes: An easementis a right to use another person's land for a specific purpose. Easements can be formed by express agreement (Egress Petition), implication, necessity or past use. Restrictive covenants and equitable servitudes are agreements, promises, or deed provisions that can bind a subsequent owner of land to usage rights that came long before that person purchased the property in question. Owners of real property often look unfavorably on other parties using their land and this often leads to disputes over the existence and scope of the easement, restrictive covenant or equitable servitude.

Boundary disputes: Neighbor disputes often arise between property boundaries, where one neighbors property land ends and the others beings. At times mistakes of where a boundary line is can result in a landowner building onto their neighbors' property. Through the doctrine of adverse possession, a lawyer can help a client acquire the right to use the land of another for a particular purpose, or even obtain ownership of such land. Ignoring a Boundary Dispute can cost a property owner legal rights. It is import to reach out for legal help one a Boundary Dispute is noticed.

Benefits of working with a Real Property Lawyer

Neighbor disputes can seem straightforward, but there are complex steps involved. Many real property laws are still governed by the Common Law, which has sophisticated verbiage and interpretation. A Real Property Lawyer can explain laws in an efficient manner and inform you of your rights as a landowner.

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