I hired a contractor to put up a fence in our backyard. I showed a contractor stakes in backyard. Contractor told me the house behind us surveyed their yard and still stakes are there and connect these stakes. He told us that we don't have to survey, we are safe. Next door complained the property line to the contractor when he started working, he ignored and finished putting a fence. (I was not home during construction) We surveyed our yard and found out the contractor put fence in next door's property. Who is responsible for paying removal. Us or a contractor?
Car / Auto Accident Lawyer
I suggest you consult with a local attorney who is well-versed in real estate and consumer protection law. Under the Consumer Sales Practices Act, a supplier who engages in a commercial transaction with a consumer must not commit an unfair, deceptive, misleading, or unconscionable act in connection with that transaction. An attorney may help you reach a resolution whereby the contractor would pay for the removal and re-installation, should that be what your neighbor desires.
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Divorce / Separation Lawyer
This is not a question for the "Divorce" category. I would suggest you re-categorize it as a "real estate" question or a "consumer sales" issue.
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