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Good Fences Make Good Neighbors; “Spite Fences” Make Litigants

Throughout English common law history, property disputes have existed.  One of the simplest ways of establishing boundaries of property was the construction of a fence.  This has even led to the expression, “good fences make good neighbors.”  Spite fences, on the other hand, will lead to a courtroom.           What is a “spite fence”?  California… Read More