There is an expression that good fences make good neighbours. One qualification. Only when the fence happens to be on the correct boundary line. Mark Weisleder presents five things to remember when it comes to boundary rights.

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3 COMMENTS

  1. Great topic and timely as one of our client’s is going through this as we speak with a new home build. Disagreements will happen but the important thing is to keep a cool head.

  2. Good piece. Does the tree falling over onto your neighbors’s house being his problem apply across all Canadian jurisdictions, or just Ontario?
    Unusually helpful statute in Alberta law is the “Fence lines Act”, for those practicing out here.

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