Below you will find references to areas of Texas law related to fences.
If that has happened, your neighbor could be required to remove the bushfalling.clubted Reading Time: 3 mins. Aug 26, “My neighbors tree is damaging my fence. The roots have grown under the fence and have pushed the fence over. The branches of the tree have grown against the back of the fence and I can’t have the fence repaired without the neighbor removing or trimming the tree first.
I am not on speaking terms with my neighbor but I do not want to cause a Estimated Reading Time: 4 mins. Jul 03, My neighbor's tree is pushing my fence, and most of it is leaning over my property, hanging all the way over the roof of my house. The owner said we can trim the branches, but it wouldn't help, because so much of the tree is over my property. Do I have any right to make him remove the tree, I am willing to pay for half of the bushfalling.clubted Reading Time: 5 mins.
Jul 16, Texas does not have a specific state law that addresses boundary line fences. Cities or property owner associations will often try to regulate things such as fence height but for disputes involving ownership or maintenance, those will often need to be settled in court if the neighbors cannot come to an agreement on their own. The Nolo book Neighbor Law, by Cora Jordan and Emily Doskow, provides extensive advice on tree-related law and liability issues involving invading branches, damage from an unsound tree, boundary trees, and more, including how mediation or small claims court can help resolve tree disputes.
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