My neighbor cut and removed shrubs from my property without my consent. He entered my property removed an entire row of shrubbery to plant a garden for his own use and enjoyment. The shrubs were against my house on the left side adjacent to his driveway. The survey determines that this land is in fact my property. I've tried to communicate with my neighbor but there is a language barrier and our communication is unsuccessful. I would like to write him a letter. What law protects me in this type of action?
While not explicit in relation to shrubs you may review the statute
New York Consolidated Laws, Real Property Actions and Proceedings Law - RPA § 861. Action for cutting, removing, injuring or destroying trees or timber, and damaging lands thereon
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