Neighbor Law: Fences, Trees, Boundaries & Noiseby Cora Jordan, Emily Doskow
Learn your rights and responsibilities with this clear-cut, comprehensive guide to the laws concerning common neighbor disputes. The popular bestseller covers: fences; trees and other greenery that crosses the property line; boundaries; blocked views; noise; water runoff and flooding; interference from nearby businesses; dangers to children ("attractive… See more details below
Learn your rights and responsibilities with this clear-cut, comprehensive guide to the laws concerning common neighbor disputes. The popular bestseller covers: fences; trees and other greenery that crosses the property line; boundaries; blocked views; noise; water runoff and flooding; interference from nearby businesses; dangers to children ("attractive nuisances")...and more! In plain English, Neighbor Law explains how to find applicable laws and resolve disputes without going to court, and explains when the law is on your side and how to deal with your neighbors without creating enemies. And, if you must go to small claims court, you'll find all the facts and stragegies you need.
“This classic book, which keeps getting better with each new edition, answers virtually all questions....” Orlando Sentinel
“An extremely well-researched, well-written and well-organized book....” The Detroit News
"Doskow, an attorney-mediator, editor, and author, and Guillen, a civil litigation and family law attorney, editor, and author, offer a guide to neighbor law. They address getting prepared and approaching the neighbor; noise; tree damage and encroachment, unsound limbs and trees, boundary trees, who owns the fruit and nuts, and obstruction of view; boundary lines; trespass and easements; fences; attractive nuisances; rural neighbors and the right to farm; water; home-based businesses; other common neighbor issues like animal problems and secondhand smoke; legal research; and small claims court. This edition has updated laws and information on mediation and going to court, as well as how to handle problems like drug dealing and blighted property." Eithne O'Leyne, Editor Ringgold, Inc. ProtoView
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- Sixth Edition
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- 8.80(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.82(d)
Meet the Author
Emily Doskow is a practicing attorney and mediator who has worked with families in the Bay Area for more than 15 years. She specializes in family law, including adoption, parentage issues, domestic partnership formation and dissolution, and divorce. She is a graduate of the Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California at Berkeley.
Lina Guillen earned her law degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. She is an experienced trial attorney, with over 12 years of practice in a wide range of legal matters, including civil litigation and family law. As a Nolo editor, Lina has edited a variety of Nolo books, written numerous legal articles and is the author of Nolo’s Divorce, Custody & Family Law blog.
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