Whose Tree Is It Anyway? Boundary Trees and Property Line Disputes

Length
55 minutes
Track
Certified Arborist
Commerical Arboriculture and Forestry
Community Forestry and Arboriculture
Municipal Forestry and Arboriculture
Audience
Introductory
Type
General
Location
Benson Great Hall

Overhanging branches, fallen limbs, and other cross-boundary issues can cause disputes for your customers and challenges for your crews. This session will discuss who owns and controls boundary trees, what actions neighbors can (and can’t) take, and what you need to know to protect yourself when working on boundary trees.

Speaker(s)

Bryan is an attorney and principal at the law firm of Zlimen & McGuiness, PLLC. He advises clients on issues encountered by green industry professionals every day, including dispute resolution, contracts, and collections.