Could mediation have benefitted a boundary dispute with an extreme outcome?

Hasan SadikAlternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Boundary Disputes, Mediation, Planning Disputes

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The extremities of boundary disputes were highlighted in the national press recently, when a family were forced to sell their house after losing a legal battle which was instigated over a 3 inch piece of land.  Legal outcomes The family, who represented themselves, lost a long standing legal battle over claims their neighbours trespassed onto their property to build an … Read More

Neighbourhood Disputes

Hasan SadikAlternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Boundary Disputes, Neighbourhood Disputes, Noise disputes, Nuisance disputes

Property Resolution People - Neighbourhood Disputes

There is a well known saying that the actions of one, affect the many. Neighbourhood disputes are a prime example of that. Without even realising it, we each have our own standards of acceptability pertaining to the area around our home and our neighbourhood. It seems obvious to state but this varies greatly from individual to individual. And therein lies … Read More

Boundary Disputes

Hasan SadikAlternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Boundary Disputes

Property Resolution People - Boundary disputes

When property lines are drawn but someone crosses them, what do you do? Encroaching on someone else’s property – even by a centimetre or two – can cause (and often does) some of the biggest property disputes. Even in the most simplistic scenario where the boundary is established, inconsiderate actions can still incite acrimony. And where the boundary itself is … Read More