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Neighbor Law

A guide discussing issues that may arise between neighbors on topics such as fencing, trees and noise.

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About this Guide

This guide was created to help readers learn about the legalities of neighborhood life by providing information on common types of neighbor disagreements. This page will provide you with some general information on land ownership, while the subsequent pages dive into more specific subjects such as fences, trees and easements.

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E-Books at the Texas State Law Library

You can borrow the e-books below with your library account. Don't have a library account? Texas residents can register for a library account online! Learn more about how to register online.

Books at the Texas State Law Library

These print books are not available online. They are available at the Texas State Law Library in Austin. If you can't visit the library in person, these books might be available at a law library near you or a public library near you.

Other Guides from the State Law Library

Below are links to other related research guides you may want to check out for additional information.