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I am to put a fence down the side of my garden.Next door

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I am to put a fence down the side of my garden.Next door they have a 30foot conifer next to the fence will it be ok for me to dig the roots out at my side to enable me to put in the concrete post?

Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.

Hello Terry my name is ***** ***** I will help you.

Yes you can dig the roots out your side, as long as you don't kill the tree.

But remember to offer the roots back to the neighbour as technically they don't belong to you.

Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?