Trouble Next Door

Trouble Next Door : What to Do with Your Neighbor

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Good fences may make good neighbors, but do you have the right to put up the fence if it obstructs your neighbor's view? This handy almanac addresses all the thorny issues that arise when people live in proximity to one another. Topics include boundary disputes, common areas and shared responsibilities, view obstruction, liability for property damage, abandoned and unkempt property, dangerous pets, and home-based businesses and zoning ordinances. For those issues that cannot be resolved otherwise, this almanac also covers dispute mediation, and as a last resort, taking your neighbor to small claims court. L Topics covered include the rights and responsibilities of neighbors, common conflicts, and how to resolve a dispute before it escalates into a costly lawsuit or violence. This almanac also explores dispute mediation, and small claims court. The Appendix provides applicable statutes, resource directories, and other pertinent information and data, such as a warning letter, condominium fine policy, noise ordinance, and an agreement to mediate dispute. L The Legal Almanac series consists of over 75 handy guides for the lay person on all aspects of the law. Each volume includes an overview of the topic followed by chapters on the major issues in that subject. Each volume contains an Appendix containing several primary source documents as well as practical forms and checklists. A Glossary defines any technical terms used in the text.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 200 pages
  • 154.9 x 228.6 x 17.8mm | 385.56g
  • Thomson West
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0195323661
  • 9780195323665

About Margaret C. Jasper

Margaret C. Jasper is an attorney engaged in the general practice of law in South Salem, New York. Ms. Jasper holds a JD from Pace University School of Law, and is a member of the New York and Connecticut bars. She is also certified to practice before the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court. She has been appointed to the law guardian panel for the Family court of the State of New York, is a member of a number of professional organizations and associations, and is a New York State licensed real estate broker.show more