You may only prune up to the property line and must stay on.
Aug 02, One of the two large trees was centered squarely on the property line itself, but Tyler presented Georgia law to the Court which established that a boundary line tree belongs to both landowners and that neither can cut the tree without permission of the other.
The Defendant also denied that he was the person who cut the treemulch.clubted Reading Time: 2 mins. Jun 28, No! Crossing property lines to trim or cut down a tree is not something you or your arborist can do. Neither you nor your arborist may go onto a neighbor’s property or destroy the tree. If you do go onto a neighbor’s property or harm the tree, you could be liable for double or triple the value of the tree!
To run afoul of the law, your neighbor doesn't have to chop down your tree. Its enough to just damage the health of your tree.
For example, your neighbor has the legal right to trim branches of your tree if they hang over the property line. But if the trimming seriously injures your tree, your neighbor will be liable to you for the damage treemulch.clubted Reading Time: 8 mins.
Mar 26, In the case of Rony v Costa, a property owner hired an unlicensed day laborer to trim limbs that crossed his property line from a neighboring tree. Instead of researching the issue, the day laborer was turned loose on the trees like Jason in Friday the 13th.
Except the trees were the unlucky cabin campers.5/5. If your trees are hanging over your neighbors property he has the right to cut whatever is hanging over. You plant trees because you like them. That does not mean your neighbor likes them. Trees can cause a lot of damage in storms or because they are treemulch.clubg: Tyrone GA. Dec 01, If you damage the structure of a neighbor's tree, you may be liable for damages.
Trees located on a boundary line are considered joint property, and no single neighbor can decide to remove the tree. Spite Fences in Georgia. When a dispute escalates, neighbors start saying and doing things simply to upset the other person.