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In Scotland does my neighbour have to respond to a letter from

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In Scotland does my neighbour have to respond to a letter from my solicitor. We have an access problem that the police say must be resolved by solicitors. Very difficult when my neighbour refuses to answer any correspondence, other than swearing at myself outside my cottage door.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  JGM replied 2 years ago.
Thank you question. I am a Scots solicitor and will help you with this.
There is no law in Scotland that says someone has to respond to a solicitor's letter. Such a letter is just that, it has no force of law behind it. However, if they don't respond your next course of action would be litigation either in the Sheriff Court, or, as your narrative refers to access rights, possibly the Lands Tribunal.
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.

yes I had concluded that the lands tribunal was the only way forward, thank you.

Expert:  JGM replied 2 years ago.
You're welcome.