Category: Tree Damage

Common Neighbor Disputes Over Tree Roots

Los Angeles Tree Root Attorney

Tree roots are not always confined to one property. They often spread beneath the surface onto an adjoining neighbor’s property. In some cases, the tree roots may cause serious damage to structures on someone else’s property. Not every root that encroaches onto someone else’s property must be cut. One owner does have the legal right to seek injunctive relief,…

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What if There is a Tree on Your Property Line?

Calabasas Tree Damage Attorney

Often, you know whether a tree belongs to you or your neighbor, but what happens when the tree is clearly on the property line? In this case, you and your neighbor share ownership of the tree. You are responsible for the tree on your side, and your neighbor is responsible for the tree on their side. Neither one of…

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Common Costs of Tree Root Damage

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While you are likely most considered about maintaining your property above-ground, there is a lot of damage that can occur due to tree roots, including from your neighbor’s trees, underground. You might not notice this damage is occurring until it has progressed significantly, which can make the repairs even more costly. The following are some common costs of tree…

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What Damage Can Result from Tree Roots?

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Trees offer shade and water filtration, are good for the environment, and help with curb appeal for our homes. However, what happens when a neighbor’s tree roots extend under your property? What kind of damage can your home sustain? Foundations When tree roots spread, they displace the soil, which can then become insufficient to support structures. When the soil…

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Reasons to Avoid Tree Topping

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Many homeowners hire crews to come in and drastically cut back large trees on their properties on a regular basis. The practice of removing large branches from trees is referred to as topping, and it can also be called stubbing or heading. No matter what the name, this practice is unnecessary and can even cause additional risks and damage….

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