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Housing Law

Manchester

0161 248 4444

Blackburn

01254 917425

Neighbour
Dispute Solicitors

At Ashwood Solicitors, we have a specialist team of Neighbour Dispute Solicitors who provide practical legal advice to a wide range of individuals looking to resolve disputes. 

When you move into a house, the neighbours you will be living next to can be unpredictable. Most people get on with their neighbours, but sometimes relations can become strained and even hostile. If you find yourself in a dispute with your neighbour, it can be highly stressful. Conflicts can arise for many reasons, plus it can be hard to know what to do in order to resolve them.

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Legislation Regarding Neighbour Dispute

At Ashwood Solicitors, our team can clearly explain the legal issues surrounding neighbour disputes and provide expert advice that is tailored to your specific circumstances. We use a plethora of legislation to tackle acts of antisocial behaviour that includes: 

  • Environmental Protection Act 1990;
  • Protection from Harassment Act 1997;
  • Antisocial Behaviour Act 2003; and
  • The Antisocial Behaviour Crime and Policing Act 2014.

There are also severe consequences for those who conduct antisocial behaviour and this will depend on the situation in question. This ranges from caution, fine, imprisonment and gaining a criminal record.

Neighbour Dispute Services

We act in a wide range of neighbour disputes, often involving:

  • Adverse Possession claims
  • Boundary disputes
  • Building & construction disputes
  • Easements
  • Harassment and Anti-social behaviour
  • Japanese Knotweed issues
  • Noise
  • Party wall disputes
  • Rights of way
  • Shared access
  • Smells and odours (chemicals, drains etc.)
  • Wall, Fence, Tree and Hedge disputes

Neighbour Disputes is a complicated area of law. Therefore, it is essential to seek expert legal advice as soon as possible. This behaviour can be very stressful and is more commonly targeted towards one or more families. At Ashwood Solicitors, we can handle a range of disputes that may arise between neighbours, often over seemingly trivial matters.

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Legal Aid

Legal aid for neighbour disputes is available in very limited circumstances and only for harassment and antisocial behaviour. It may also depend on your financial circumstances.

Our team can establish if you qualify for legal aid, but we require you to provide us with further information or documents so that we can assess your eligibility.

Free Initial Discussion 

If you have a housing issue, it is vital that you seek legal advice on neighbourly disputes early on. This way, we can ensure you are treated fairly and are given the best chance of achieving a successful outcome. For a free initial discussion and information on funding such as Legal Aid, call our friendly team today on 0161 248 4444 or email us at info@ashwoodsolicitors.co.uk and a member of our team will get back to you.

Why Choose Us?

The depth and breadth of expertise to be able to help clients with a wide range of legal matters. At Ashwood Solicitors, we believe in providing clear, practical and timely advice, which will help to reduce the amount of time and effort it takes you to deal with legal housing disputes. 

Our approach is to be proactive and work with you and other advisers to achieve your objectives and deliver successful outcomes as efficiently and swiftly as possible. We can clearly explain the housing legal issues and provide you with expert advice that is tailored to your specific circumstances.

Contact Us 

We can assist wherever you are based, including meeting via video link and we also have offices in Manchester and Blackburn. Whatever your dispute involves, our team can give you transparent and honest advice on where you stand with your legal rights.

For a free initial discussion, call our friendly team today on 0161 248 4444 or email us at info@ashwoodsolicitors.co.uk and a member of our team will get back to you.

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