Hello my name is ***** ***** I will help you with this.
Is it causing damage or just an annoyance please?
I have hawthorn edge about 500 yards long and nextdoor animals keep eating it causing damage so does not grow properly
hello are you still there?
I am here yes.
If it has been going on for 14 months, it is not killing it?
The animals when they eat it, is that the eaten hedge on your side, their side or in the middle of the boundary?
no hawthorn hedge will always grow back animals eating it on there side plus into middle of edge just all throu summer when hedge should look nice and green with birds nesting the edge complety bear
Yes. I need to be clear is the hedge on your side or does it straddle the boundary?
the edge my side the animals are leaning over fencing to eat my edge
So the eaten portion is on your side, you are sure of that?
yes for sure I have wire fencing has boundary and planted hedgerow behind it on my side of land
Ok - you need to write and ask him to control the animals otherwise you will go to Court.
If he refuses then you need to complete form N1
You are asking for an Order from the Court that he controls the animals etc
The Court will send him a copy and list the matter for a hearing.
At that hearing the Judge will see if the matter is defended. if so the Judge will set the matter down for trial and decide whether to make an interim order.
If the Judge orders that he controls his animals and he does not this could be contempt of Court.
He could be warned, fined or sent him to prison
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
legally can I have post rails overhanging into his field or not
Its his land including the space above it
If you moved the hedge back so the rails overhung your land, that would be ok
ok thank you ,legally his it is responsibility to keep his animals from eating my edge and are I in the right if took it further also should I get a solicitor letter sent to him
Does that help?
yes many thanks
Can I clarify anything else for you?
no that's all thanks
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