How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Ash Your Own Question
Ash
Ash, Solicitor
Category: Property Law
Satisfied Customers: 10916
Experience:  Solicitor with 5+ years experience
75100385
Type Your Property Law Question Here...
Ash is online now

I have been using my neighbours access to get my car into my

Resolved Question:

I have been using my neighbours access to get my car into my rear garden for 9 years now. Does that give me any legal right to continue to drive over their property?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Property Law
Expert:  Ash replied 2 years ago.
Alex Watts :

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

Alex Watts :

Sadly no. You need 20 years in order to establish a prescriptive right of way. This right becomes absolute after 40 years.

Alex Watts :

So another 11 years to go and you do get a right

Alex Watts :

Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?

Customer:

Hi Alex

Customer:

If I offered to pourchase the right of access what would you suggest as a reasonable price? My property is worthapprox £200k and the neighbours will be worth a bit more

Customer:

Sue

Ash and other Property Law Specialists are ready to help you