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Boundary Disputes in
Fort Myers, FL

Need help with a boundary dispute? Call our professional team today.

The laws regarding real property boundary disputes in Florida are broken down into several different categories. All of the following relate to boundary issues:

  • Tree damage laws
  • Boundary fence laws
  • Right to farm laws
  • Adverse possession laws
  • Easement laws

If you are facing a boundary dispute in Fort Myers, Lee County, or a surrounding area, please consider consulting with a qualified and experienced real estate law firm before embarking on a campaign to right the wrong your neighbor has caused.

If you are being sued in a boundary dispute, take the time to meet with a lawyer trained in real estate law. The Fort Myers attorneys at Your Advocates can handle any boundary dispute matter you may be involved in. We have been practicing real estate law for years and have helped dozens of clients resolve boundary disputes, many times without the need for court intervention. The most common boundary disputes arise in fence disputes. Most fence laws are contained in local ordinances, and as such, are not state laws.

Helping You Fight for a Suitable Resolution

The ordinances in each municipality throughout Florida vary from place to place. A thorough knowledge of real estate law as it relates to boundaries is essential in order to successfully pursue or defend a boundary dispute. Our lawyers have been specifically trained to handle all types of real estate matters, and can help you if you are in need of assistance.

Tree damage is usually handled by filing a lawsuit to recover money damages for the actual cost of the damage done to your tree, typically the price you paid for the tree or whatever it costs to replace the tree.

Contact us now for a free consultation, especially if your situation is more complex, involving adverse possession of property, or metes and bounds issues that have been perpetuated over years or decades by a faulty chain of title.

Meet Our Attorneys

  • William M. Powell, Esq.
    William M. Powell, Esq. Partner
  • Rita M. Jackman
    Rita M. Jackman Partner
  • Adam J. Stevens
    Adam J. Stevens Partner
  • Richard M. Ricciardi, Jr.
    Richard M. Ricciardi, Jr. Partner
  • Jorge Santana
    Jorge Santana Partner
  • William M. Powell, Esq. Partner
    William M. Powell, Esq.

    Although William M. Powell, Esq. is well-versed in a variety of legal matters and case types, he has built a strong reputation through his focus on personal injury and medical malpractice cases. Your Advocates are proud to have him as a member of our law firm. He shares our passion for helping people in need and prioritizes our clients’ needs. Read More

  • Rita M. Jackman Partner
    Rita M. Jackman

    Ms. Jackman’s unwavering ambition and leadership has provided clients and will provide her future clients a star in this profession. Ms. Jackman is a relentless researcher and preparer who handles her client tasks with a tremendous amount of preparation and thought. Ms. Jackman was born and raised in Cape Coral, Florida which has worked to benefits her practice and the clients that she serves. Read More

  • Adam J. Stevens Partner
    Adam J. Stevens

    Mr. Stevens has found his niche by becoming a litigation attorney and understands that communication between an attorney and client are paramount to obtaining favorable results. Mr. Stevens is known for taking on any and all types of cases no matter how difficult or routine they may be. Mr. Stevens is known as an aggressive attorney, though at the same time understands that some cases require a more patience to ensure a favorable result. Mr. Stevens does not shy away from challenging legal issues and has litigated complex matters against municipalities, international unions, large banking institutions, and several insurance companies. Read More

  • Richard M. Ricciardi, Jr. Partner
    Richard M. Ricciardi, Jr.

    His experience in litigation provides him the ability to identify and isolate potential areas of conflict and effectively counsel clients around potential pitfalls. Mr. Ricciardi believes that proper estate planning, real estate counsel, and business planning are areas of importance to everyone. Protecting and dispensing clients' various interests, assets, and lifetime earnings can make the difference between a comfortable retirement and wasting thousands of dollars in assets and earnings. Specialized knowledge, experience and attention to detail in these areas is therefore critically important. Read More

  • Jorge Santana Partner
    Jorge Santana

    Attorney Jorge J. Santana, Jr. is an American born Cuban-American, fluent in both English and Spanish. Jorge left Miami to join us here in beautiful and peaceful Fort Myers, Florida in March 2015. He has an extreme love for the law, which is only overshadowed by his desire to help all those in need. His reputation for fairness, hard work and honesty is respected by all his clients and attorneys. Read More

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