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A tree on my property has branches over my neighbors house. Neighbor wants the branches trimmed. Do I have to pay?

Deerfield, IL |

The trunk for the tree is on my property (just barely). I am happy to allow the neighbor to trim the tree all they want, but since it's not my house and it's far from my property line, I don't feel like I should have to pay for it.
Is it my responsibility or is it theirs?

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Attorney answers 1


There are numerous posts on this site about trees. Let me summarize for you. He can cut the tree to the property line at his own expense. You don't have any responsibility to pay. Search this site for more details.

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