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Without asking or getting my permission,my neighbour took it

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Without asking or getting my permission,my neighbour took it upon himself to enter my rear garden and move items in my garden away from my boundery so he may erect a fence on my boundery line. I am responsible for the boundery but as he has two dogs, he wishes to erect a more substantial fence. I am livid. I am 70years old and this is the last straw after 14years of bullying and harassment. I am desperate for some help and for someone to help fight my corner.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  UKSolicitorJA replied 3 years ago.
Hello,

Sorry to hear about this.

You may apply for a court injunction to stop your neighbour from trespassing again on your property.

You may also make a claim for damages but you would need to show what loss you suffered as a result of your neighbour trespassing and I suspect this will be negligible so not worth making a claim for damages, unless you hire someone to reinstate your items as they were before your neighbour trespassed and moved them.

Perhaps you should start with getting a local solicitor to write your neighbour a letter pointing out the trespass and that legal action may be taken against them to stop further trespass and entry on your land without permission.

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