Can my neighbor cut a tree branch from his tree on my property without my permission?

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  • kswck2
    Lv 7
    3 weeks ago

    Yeah he can. It might be called 'Limiting his liability', as the branch could break off and damage Your property. 

  • Anonymous
    4 weeks ago

    If its on your property then no

  • 4 weeks ago

    Of course he can. It's his tree. He can cut off as much as he wants. Or cut the tree completely down. If the tree is on his property he has all the control or permission he needs. 

  • 4 weeks ago

    Nah, let him leave it there and possibly break during a storm and damage your home.

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  • L
    Lv 5
    4 weeks ago

    It sounds like your neighbor is being responsible for his tree....why complain???

  • 4 weeks ago

    Technically he cannot enter your property without your permission. That's trespass. Good neighbors would readily agree to this.   Ideally he'd come to you and ask permission and you'd happily agree.

  • 4 weeks ago

    If he must step onto your property to do it, without your permission, no, your neighbor cannot trespass on your property.

    No need to get temperamental at this time. Avoiding neighbor wars is easy if you can open the lines of communication. Perhaps you can tell your neighbor that you will choose to prune overhanging branches from now on in order to avoid liability issues of him entering your property. Say it with a smile.

  • garry
    Lv 4
    4 weeks ago

    no , then he is trespassing and destroying you property , he can only work if it is on hes property , nothing hanging over .but then why do you want a branch over hanging your property if it aint your trees .

  • 4 weeks ago

    If it's on your property, how can it be his tree?  

  • 4 weeks ago

    Yes, he can do that.

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