Good Fences And Not So Good Neighbors: Property Law 101

Good Fences And Not So Good Neighbors: Property Law 101

  • Practical Tips For Dealing With Boundary Disputes

    A boundary dispute can ruin your relationship with your neighbor. At the same time, you cannot just let your neighbor encroach on your property. Below are some of the steps you can take to resolve such a boundary dispute. Understand Your Rights The first step is to determine the rights you hold on the property. For example, a tenant does not have the same rights as a property owner. You can conduct your own research or consult a real estate lawyer for further understanding of your rights.

  • Five Tips For Grandparents Seeking Visitation Rights

    Divorce can be frightening for a child, but it can also cause anxiety for the grandparents. This can be especially true if your son or daughter is not granted custody of the children. In this case, you may be worried that you will not get to see your grandchildren again. In many states, grandparents can request visitation rights even if their child isn't granted custody. The following tips can improve your chances of receiving these rights.

  • Felony Charges And The Importance Of Strong Legal Representation

    Felony charges are serious, and it means you need to find the best legal representation you can afford. Even when you don't think much of the charges against you, a guilty finding is going to impact the rest of your life. Your criminal record will reflect your guilty finding, and it can be difficult for you to secure employment in the future because of it. Criminal records can be checked to rent an apartment, for job searches, and if you get charged with another crime in the future.

  • 2 Situations Where Hiring A Personal Injury Attorney Is Vital

    Serious accidents befall thousands of Americans every year. Fortunately, many result in only minor injuries that are easy to recover from. However, for many other unfortunate people, the accident can result in serious injuries with wide-ranging and ongoing issues. If you or a loved one has been seriously injured in an accident, you may be confused about whether you should hire a personal injury attorney. While it is not always strictly necessary, there are certain situations when using the services of such an attorney is imperative.

  • 2 Mistakes To Avoid After Filing Your Workers' Compensation Claim

    If you were recently involved in an accident at work and are unable to return because of your injuries, you may either be getting ready to file or have already filed a workers' compensation claim. However, even after you have filed the claim and even started to receive checks in the mail, you still need to watch what you do as your employer could be watching closely to see if you may be faking your injuries.

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    Good Fences And Not So Good Neighbors: Property Law 101

    If you've recently moved into a new house and your neighbors are claiming you've infringed on their property line with your new fence, you may not know what to do. Sure, the idea of contacting a lawyer can be intimidating, but if your neighbors are insistent that you're on their property and you can't prove otherwise, an attorney may be the best choice. I created this site to help people just like you understand the laws surrounding property boundaries, real estate claims, and similar issues. I hope that the information here will give you some clarity as to whether or not you need to consult an attorney to protect your interests.