Is it a disturbance using my own garage?
2 attorney answers
I agree with my colleague, and will add a fourth choice (maybe it's just a modification of choice #1): Dig into your OWN pocket and pay oodles and oodles of money to defend your right to park inside your garage and do volunteer work). I mean, oodles. Any it will not help your relationship with the PM or your neighbor one bit, either. Me, I like option 2 - at least on nights when you agree to volunteer. I know it is your garage. But you live in a "attached" building, " There has to be SOME compromise (try role playing: she's lying in bed, sound asleep and 3am - RRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR! What a nightmare. It's simply a poor design, the architects are to blame, not either of you. Park in the drive; offer to buy her sound canceling headphones; one of you ask to be moved to another unit; try to reach a compromise. Avoid involving the lawyers and courts if you can ($$$). Hope this helps. gsg
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Yes its legal. You've been told to cool it with the garage at 3am. You might have legal defenses to raise in a eviction suit, but thats nuts to take it that far. You have 3 choices: 1. Risk eviction, 2. Park your car in the driveway, or 3. Stop volunteering and running errands between midnight and 3 am. Choose wisely.
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