Responsible Tree Ownership

In the office, we frequently get phone calls asking about proper tree etiquette. It is not uncommon that a tree can be physically rooted on one property, yet causing a nuisance or be potentially hazardous to a neighbor. The question we hear from homeowners over and over again is, “Who is responsible for this tree?” By law, a homeowner is allowed to trim branches on their neighbors tree which overhang onto their property. You are not allowed to go onto [...]