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Private Cars are Parking opposite my Lock up Garage restricting

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Private Cars are Parking opposite my Lock up Garage restricting my normal access and making it more difficult, (using more forward and reverse turns), in order to gain entry and exit.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Scots Law
Expert:  JGM replied 3 years ago.
Thank you for your question.
This is a common law nuisance and may also be in breach of title conditions. You would be entitled to take action in court to stop them parking there. You would have to know who the people are of course for the purpose of serving papers in addition to which the cost of court proceedings may make this step prohibitive.
I have clients who find that a small sticker in the middle of the windscreen requesting "no parking" is of effect, especially if the sticker is difficult to remove. There is nothing about this as long as no permanent damage is done to the vehicle.
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