How can you use Survey to settle lost or disputed boundaries
The value of land as an asset cannot be demeaned. It is one of the most valuable assets and this is why if there is any type of dispute between you and your neighbour regarding the boundary of your land then it is most likely that your relationship with your neighbour is going to become a strained one very soon.
The boundary dispute may arise due to
The negligence on part of you and your neighbour who did not pay any attention on where the land that belongs to you ends and where the land belonging to your neighbour starts.
Many a time the deed may create the dispute by both the deeds- yours and your neighbour’s stating the same portion belonging to both of you.
It is always a good idea to discuss the situation with your neighbour in a calm and peaceful environment where both of you could exchange information regarding the property and its boundary based on the legal documents and facts. Also getting a land surveyor who will survey to settle lost or disputed boundaries and give his findings. This is an important step and a very useful way of settling the disputes of this type when both the parties want to settle the matter out of court. This will present to you the factual evidences that should be acceptable to both the parties. If the survey does not solve the issue then a mediator’s help or help of a lawyer can help settle the dispute.