I have a neighbor that has crape myrtles that hang over her fence into my yard, which effect my plants, because they are not getting any sun. I have asked her, if I could cut them, so my plants could get some sun she said "no -leave my bushes alone - there are not hurting you". What are my rights?
The bushes and branches are an encroachment on your property, which includes the airspace above the property. Though I agree you may trim them, I'd go to court if I were in your place and sue for trespass.
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Grab your trimmers and trim away to your property line.
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