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How to deal with property boundary disputes 


Whilst it is true that good neighbours can indeed become good friends, the opposite is also true. Discourse with neighbours can quickly become fraught and you can end up with a fractious relationship. One thing that crops up time and time again to cause issues between neighbours is along the property boundary. Specifically, disputes arise around who owns fences or plants and are therefore entitled to, or responsible for, making alterations to them.  What are the guidelines for fences in the UK? Issues with fences normally arise when the fence was existing before either party moved into the adjoining properties. […]

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