The end of summer is often a key time for disputes between neighbours since trees and hedges have often grown extensively during the year, writes Ross Pierrepont, a lawyer at Tallents Solicitors in Newark.
Views or light may be restricted, or branches may be overhanding or encroaching on your property. However, there are a lot of myths about what you can and cannot do in these situations, so here’s some guidance before you seek legal advice.
Proprietary estoppel is a legal claim, which is sometimes argued in farming family disputes
Many farms in the UK rely on the next generation to work alongside family members on the verbal understanding that “One day, all this will be yours.” But what happens when verbal promises are broken? Stephanie Whitchurch, a partner at Tallents Solicitors in Newark looks at a recent appeal on a case of proprietary estoppel.
For hundreds of years, farms have relied on generations of the same family to work together to ensure the ongoing success of the business.