Legal Question in Real Estate Law in New Jersey

An 80year aged tree fell from the township's right-of-way onto my property.Would the township be responsible to remove that which remains within said right-of-way;to wit a large unsightly stump?

Asked on 11/09/12, 2:47 pm

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Walter LeVine Walter D. LeVine, Esq.
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You need to review if there are any Ordinances shifting this responsibility from the Town to the homeowner. Traditionally, if it were actually a Town tree, the Town would be responsible for its removal.

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Answered on 11/09/12, 7:45 pm

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