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Iv just moved into a bungalow its detached and next doors

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Iv just moved into a bungalow its detached and next doors bungalow is on my boundary line and her fence Carrys on from her property. Her TVs ariel and sky dish is over my land- boundary and bird droppings are constant on my garden. How do I stand legally to get her to move it to the other side of her property so the ariel is going onto her roof ?
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  propertylawyer replied 11 months ago.

Anything which crosses the boundary is trespass unless there is a specific right of over hang. If there is no specific right in the deeds to the property the neighbour could have acquired a right if over hang if the the dish and aerial have been there for at least 20 years, this is a prescriptive right.

It is your neighbour who must prove they have the right as opposed to you proving that they do not.

You can write to the neighbour to state the dish and aerial over hang which is trespass and must be removed. If the neighbour refuses you may have to get a court order.

Any questions or queries?

Expert:  propertylawyer replied 11 months ago.

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