If you cut back a limb and disease attacks the limb, it.
If the tree encroaches onto the neighbor's property, the neighbor may sue to make the owner cut the branches, even if no damage has been done.
If the invading roots or branches cause serious harm to the neighbor's property or threaten to do so, the neighbor may sue. Jul 19, State law that governs tree removal by placing restrictions on how municipalities can regulate tree removal in their jurisdiction. Section of the Texas Local Government Code State law giving authority to certain county commissioners courts to prohibit or restrict clear-cutting of live oak trees in unincorporated parts of the county.
Mar 26, “My neighbor’s tree has branches crossing over my fence. Can you cut them back to their side? And while you’re at it, can you cut all the roots that are in my lawn?” If I had a dime for every time someone asked me that question, I’d be the better looking version of Bill Gates.5/5.
Nov 05, By law, you have the right to trim branches and limbs that extend past the property line. However, the law only allows tree trimming and tree cutting up to the property line. You may not go onto the neighbor's property or destroy the tree. If you do harm the tree, you could be found liable for up to three times the value of the takedownstump.barted Reading Time: 6 mins. In the case of Booska v. Patel, a California appellate court held that a neighbor does not have the absolute right to cut encroaching roots and branches so that they end at his or her property line.
You must take into account the health of the tree before you start cutting or chopping. Aug 20, In addition, if you enter your neighbor’s property in order to trim, cut down, or otherwise damage their tree, you may run afoul of several other laws, specifically those found in VA Code § through VA Code § These laws concern “timber trespass” otherwise known Estimated Reading Time: 8 mins.