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Disputes Over the Neighbor's Tree

Episode Summary

If you've ever had a dispute with the neighbor over and tree, you know it can become a real problem. In this episode, we’ll share some insights on who is responsible for trees and hedges that grow into a neighbors yard. It's important you know what you can do and what you may be liable for.

Episode Notes

If you've ever had a dispute with the neighbor over and tree, you know it can become a real problem. In this episode, we’ll share some insights on who is responsible for trees and hedges that grow into a neighbor's yard. It's important you know what you can do and what you may be liable for.

We welcome back Tchukki Andersen, master arborist and certified tree care safety professional for Tree Care Industry Association. She shares some insights on what you can do as a homeowner if a neighbor's tree encroaches your yard, or damages your property. The best option is always to talk to your neighbor to find an amicable solution, but it may be necessary to locate a consulting arborist that can help from the American Society of Consulting Arborists. There is also more information in the Tree Care Tips post, Before You Cut Your Neighbor's Tree.

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