Boundary Wars: What To Do With An Encroaching Neighbour

“Good fences make good neighbours” (wise old proverb) You find out that the fence/wall/house your neighbour is building, or has built, is actually on your land – what can you do about it? No problem of course if you are happy to sell the land in question to your neighbour at an agreed price, or if your neighbour voluntarily removes the encroachment.  But if instead you come to blows and end up in court, what will the outcome be?  Regrettably, as a recent Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) case shows, there is no easy answer to that question, hence the…
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