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

1 Answer from Attorneys

Walter LeVine Walter D. LeVine, Esq.

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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