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If your neighbor agreed to let you build a fence and his driveway was damaged who is responsible?


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2015-06-05 18:00:00
2015-06-05 18:00:00

Well,, It's your fence, and was your work or workers who did the build. Your neighbor may have given permission to put up the fence but they likely did not give you permission to damage their property. so I would say you are responsible for the damage caused to another person or property.


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2013-08-03 22:37:31
2013-08-03 22:37:31

Statutes may vary from state-to-state, but if the "Damage" was from "general wear-and-tear" (Track marks from construction trucks, divots from same, gravel kicked around) the this would not be something he could go after you for. Best advice: he did you a favor by allowing you to build the fence? Be neighborly and chip in to help fix the drive.

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