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VIC Tree Fell on Neighbour's Property - Will I Pay the Costs?

Discussion in 'Property Law Forum' started by Lara, 23 July 2014.

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  1. Lara

    Lara Member

    23 July 2014
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    Can your neighbour ask you to pay for minor damages to cubby (dinted tin) months later from a tree falling from my property after they have said don't worry about, its not worth fixing? I've got all the materials to fix it if I decide to.

    If they take me to property law court and I loose will I have to pay for their court costs?
  2. Amanda E

    Amanda E Well-Known Member

    9 April 2014
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    Do you suspect that your neighbour will change their mind and ask for it to be fixed?
    Even if they change their mind, why would they take you to court if you then fix it? There'd be no reason to waste the court's time.
    Worldly1 likes this.

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