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Water + animosity = punitive damages

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Bad fences make bad neighbors, especially if the neighbors start retaliating. Then it escalates.  They lawyer-up and make things even worse.

Greg and Lisa lived next to Tim on large tracts in a suburbanizing area southeast of Kansas City. They talked about building a fence on their common boundary, where a ditch looped from Greg’s and Lisa’s property onto Tim’s for 50 feet, then came back to Greg’s and Lisa’s property.

Tim put up “no trespassing” signs after seeing Greg and his son walking along the property line. “Somebody” shot the sign with a shotgun Read the rest of this entry

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