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Ref overhanging branches. My neighbour is having building

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Ref overhanging branches.
My neighbour is having building work done. The work is expected to last total of 8 weeks. To date our 2 cars have been damaged (we have lodged a claim against builder via our insuance company)
they insist that that all further communications are conducted through a solicitor else they will sue us for harassment if we speask or write to them.
Our problem is that some of the overhanging branches have ? fruitlike growth forming on them. Although I clear fallen items daily I am concerned that our dog has ingested some resulting in 4 bouts of vomiting. (we cannot stand guard over him ,he has free access to the garden)
If we cut the over hanging branches off will we have to get a solicitor to write to them and offer to return Them or can we just store all branches for future return if requested. Many thanks Yvonne
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  propertylawyer replied 1 year ago.

Hi Yvonne

Thanks for your question. In short, you can trim back overhanging branches up to the boundary, not beyond. Technically the branches belong to the neighbour so they should be returned.

I hope this helps. Please let me know if you have any further questions or queries.

Kind regards

Paul

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I know I have to offer to return the the branches but do I have to do so via letter from solicitor?
Please reread original question and answer all queries fully.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
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Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.

Hello my name is ***** ***** I will help you with this.

Yes you should get a Solicitor to write and offer the branches back.

The law requires they are offered and not simply stored.

Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
Alex

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