We were on vacation when he had this done , the surveyor & him were on our property without notifying us , the fence in question has been there over 50 years , the neighbor on the other side had his surveyed in 1996 & that fence row was 6 ft off , if I measure from existing fence row to the west , to the existing fence row to the east , we have with-in 2 ft of what the abstract calls for
Lawsuit / Dispute Attorney
Get your own survey, then hire a lawyer to defend it.
50 years?! Adverse possession!
Employment / Labor Attorney
I agree with both attorneys.
Have your own survey, hire an attorney to counter-sue
for costs. If fifty (50) years then it SHOULD be yours
under the theory of "adverse possession." Look up
the time for Indiana's adverse possession statutes.
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