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Wyn Legal team
A boundary dispute is a dispute that arises between neighbouring properties in relation to the boundary of a property. It is important to understand where the boundary of a property starts and ends as this determines the rights and liabilities of the property owner or occupier.
A boundary dispute may arise in relation to a boundary line or more significantly the construction of a new boundary between properties. In addition to the dispute surrounding the location of the boundary, there may also be a potential trespass or nuisance claim. Before commencing a claim in court, it may be possible for a boundary dispute to settle. For example, by way of neighbour mediation, a binding evaluation by an expert, a non-binding evaluation by an expert or following a pre-litigation protocol.
A boundary can be determined by checking the following:
We can assist neighbours or occupiers in neighbouring properties to commence or defend a claim involving a boundary dispute.
We can assist with: