The answer to your question may take several hours of legal research. A few court hearings may be
required leading up to a trial. Documents will have to be exchanged between the sides.
The tape measure evidence will not hold up in court, though, and a pro is needed for the survey, as you know.
Because this matter is so important you should really get a lawyer.
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No one can know what the record is in the case because online we cannot see your documents. You need a lawyer. Check with a lawyer in your locale to discuss more of the details.
Good luck to you.
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