Can my neighbor cut down my trees if we have a boundary dispute?

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I placed trees on what I thought was the boundary line. 12 years later, the adjoining neighbors had a survey done, and a dispute happened.We went to court, and the judge said we were not on the property in dispute. The trees were exactly on the boundary line (and a little over). The court did not order us to remove anything. However, the neighbors want to place a fence right on the boundary line, and are trying to force me to cut the trees down in order to do so. They said that they would do it if I did not. Because the judge did not order us off, can the neighbors still force the removal of the trees? The city council stated they had to remaid 6 inches from the survey line, which would smash 50 % of the trees. What now?

Answered 7 years ago| Contributor
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