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Litigation waged over dispute on overhanging tree

Wednesday, January 10, 2018   (0 Comments)

A homeowner who does not object to a neighbour regularly accessing a strip of his or her property should not normally lose any legal rights over that land, an Ontario Superior Court judge has ruled.

Justice Paul Perell made the finding in a legal dispute between two neighbours in the Scarborough section of Toronto over access to a passageway between their houses and also whether a portion of an overhanging oak tree could be pruned without seeking permission.

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