A Neighbour cut down my tree in New Hampshire

In New Hampshire, if a tree falls on your house, it’s your loss.

The state is one of only two in the country that makes property owners responsible for the cost of damage or injury caused by any trees they own, according to the Insurance Information Institute.

In the event a neighbour’s tree falls on your house or car, you’re out of luck. That is unless you can prove the neighbour was negligent in some way. Then you may have a case against them.

“The key to opening up an investigation into whether a tree owner was negligent is whether or not they actually knew [the tree] was diseased or unsafe,” said New Hampshire attorney Steve McQuinn. “If there were some signs that the tree was unhealthy and they failed to address it … then there might be a case.”

My neighbour cut my tree in New Hampshire

f the tree is healthy and does not pose a danger, you are not allowed to cut down your neighbour’s tree in New Hampshire.

Your neighbour may be liable for any damages caused by a tree on his or her property that was negligently maintained.

Negligence means failing to take reasonable measures to maintain the tree. For example, if your neighbour knew that the tree was dead but failed to have it removed, she may have been negligent.

If someone is injured by a falling branch from your neighbour’s tree, he or she could be sued for negligence even if the neighbour had no reason to know that the branch would fall.

You must file a lawsuit within three years of when you first learned about the injury or damage caused by your neighbour’s tree in New Hampshire.

My tree branches overhang my property in New Hampshire

If your neighbour cuts down, removes, or kills a tree whose trunk stands totally on your property, without your permission, the neighbour is required to compensate you for your loss. If a survey shows that the trunk stood entirely on your land — or even if it stood mostly on your land and was leaning over onto the neighbour’s property — then the neighbour has no right to go onto your land and cut it down.

To collect compensation for the value of the tree, you need to sue in court. The amount of compensation will be equal to the difference between (1) the fair market value of the tree just before it was cut down, and (2) the fair market value of the stump after it was cut down. To determine these values, you may want to hire an arborist who can testify as an expert witness in court.

My neighbour damaged a tree on my property in New Hampshire

A tree that is planted on your property is yours. You are responsible for it, and so is your neighbour if it falls on his property. However, if the roots of the tree grow under your neighbour’s land, it may belong to him, not you. The law in New Hampshire differs from other states in that the law does not protect a landowner from damage to his property caused by a tree located on another’s land even if the tree was planted there.

If your neighbour cut down your tree without permission, you may file a lawsuit against him. The court will consider several factors in deciding whether to award damages (compensation) to you. If the court finds that the tree was valuable, or that its removal has significantly damaged the appearance of your land or ruined any potential sale of it, then you may receive compensation for loss of value to your property.

My neighbour’s tree roots or branches damaged my property in New Hampshire

If your neighbour’s tree roots or branches damaged your property, you can ask your neighbour to make amends by paying for repairs.

If you have no luck with a friendly request and the damage is minor, you might be able to fix it yourself and send your neighbour the bill.

If the damage is significant, talk to an attorney about filing a lawsuit against your neighbour. Your lawyer will know what laws apply in your state and whether it’s worth going to court.

Can my neighbour make me cut my tree?

If you can prove the tree is yours and your neighbour cut it down without your permission, they may be liable for damages. The fact that the tree was on their property doesn’t automatically give them the right to trim or destroy it if it’s yours.

It’s important to remember that every state has different laws when it comes to trees. This means that even if you live next door to someone in another state, their actions could potentially be legal under their state law and not yours.

How can I get my neighbour to cut his dead tree in New Hampshire?

Well, if you really want a dead tree cut down, there are several ways to approach the problem. You could call your local fire department and ask them to help you. They might not be able to help, but they will at least give you some advice on how to handle the situation.

If that doesn’t work, try calling a tree service. They can easily remove the dead tree and charge you a reasonable price.

Finally, if nothing else works, get a large amount of money together and offer it to your neighbour in exchange for his tree being removed. This is probably the most effective method of all.

What happens if I cut my neighbor’s tree down in New Hampshire

If you cut down your neighbour’s tree in New Hampshire, he or she can sue you if the tree was healthy and it did not pose a danger to people or property. In such a case, you would be liable for the cost of removing the tree and whatever damages the neighbour suffered as a result of its removal.

If your neighbour’s tree is threatening to damage your property, then you may have the right to remove it yourself. As long as the tree poses an imminent threat to your property — for instance, during a storm — then you may be able to take action without first obtaining permission from the owner. The law does not allow you to simply cut down a healthy tree that is not causing any damage, however. If you do so, you may face legal consequences.

If a tree is cut down on my property by a neighbour how much money should I receive in damages?

If a neighbour cuts down, or tops, trees located in the “air space” over your property and no physical invasion of your property results, you can sue in private nuisance. Such a suit would seek to enjoin (stop) the offending activity and possibly to recover money damages.

In an action based upon private nuisance, you would have to prove that the tree trimming resulted in actual damages. Depending upon whether or not there was a physical invasion of your property or mere loss of view, light and air (or both), you might also be required to prove malice or negligence on the part of the neighbour.