Categories for Property Dispute

How to File a Property Line Dispute

April 28, 2023 9:56 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

How to File a Property Line Dispute There are a number of different ways to resolve a property line dispute. A common way is to try and work out an agreement between you and your neighbor. A professional mediator can also be a good option if you and your neighbor are not able to settle the dispute on your own. However, you should always get a lawyer involved as soon as possible to ensure that you are not making any mistakes that would forfeit your case. Deeds A property line dispute is a common issue between neighbors. It can arise when... View Article

5 Ways To Avoid A Property Dispute

February 24, 2023 9:49 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

If you’re a property owner, you know how frustrating it can be to deal with disputes. These can come up in a variety of situations and quickly turn into costly legal battles. The following tips are meant to help you keep your issues from getting out of hand and into legal trouble. 1. Keep An Open Line Of Communication Keeping an open line of communication is one of the best ways to prevent property disputes. This may include ensuring you communicate with your tenants about maintenance issues, damages to the property, and other things that could potentially lead to a... View Article

Dealing with Conflicting Land Boundaries

March 11, 2022 8:15 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Has your neighbor built a fence that crosses over onto your property? Is your neighbor complaining about a tree that’s clearly growing on your property? Dealing with conflicting property boundaries is almost always difficult and frustrating. Land boundary disputes can turn previously friendly neighbors into enemies. Thankfully, dealing with conflicting land boundaries doesn’t have to be a nightmare. Below, we’ve covered the steps you should take in the event of a property boundary dispute. Use this information to help prevent the situation from getting out of control. Get a professional land survey While determining property lines based on a property... View Article

Can a Property Owner Block an Easement?

March 31, 2021 11:29 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Easements are interesting in that they allow certain people access to property that isn’t owned by them. An easement on your property means that certain businesses, which could include utility companies, may gain access to your land if needed. There are also easements that allow for driveways to be built through a person’s land in order for an owner to gain access to their home or other pieces of property. This is why it’s important to always check for easements before purchasing a piece of land. While some people don’t have issues with this legal situation, it could be quite... View Article

What Is Adverse Possession?

March 13, 2021 12:49 am Published by Leave your thoughts

You’re probably familiar with the term “trespassing.” Images of teenagers walking across your lawn probably come to mind. Adverse possession does involve trespassing, but it is much more involved than an invasive stroll through your lot. Following is a quick overview of adverse possession law in Guadalupe County, TX and what you need to know to protect your property from adverse possession. Adverse possession in Guadalupe County, TX defined Adverse possession is a process by which a trespasser gains ownership of someone else’s property. The trespasser enters the property, occupies it for a certain period of time and gains legal... View Article