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A neighbours tree fell in a storm last week. The tree has

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A neighbours tree fell in a storm last week. The tree has a TPO and the owner of the tree is refusing to replace our fences etc stating they are only legally obliged to remove the tree which they have done.
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Mariin
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Property Law
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Sorry misspelling on my name should of read Marion Grant
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.
Hello my name is ***** ***** I will help you.
They are wrong. The tree caused the damage which is owned by the neighbour. Therefore the neighbour has to repair/replace the fence. If they refuse you can get it done and seek reimbursement of those costs.
But he is liable. His tree caused the damage.
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
Alex
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thanks AlexIf we get the work done and the neighbour refuses to pay still would I have to take the matter thought the small claims court?
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.
Yes. You can do that online at: www.moneyclaim.gov.uk
Does that help?
Alex
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Yes thanks
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.
Great. Good luck!
Alex
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