Seattle and Tacoma Boundary Dispute Attorneys

Helping property owners resolve boundary disputes in Seattle and Tacoma

Neighboring property owners may have disputes over many things, one of which is the boundaries of their properties. Sometimes, neighbors are able to resolve their disputes with relative ease simply by sitting down and talking it out. In other situations, however, these disputes can become very acrimonious, leading to lengthy and costly court battles. The assistance of an experienced real estate lawyer can be invaluable in negotiating with a neighbor and resolving a property boundary dispute as efficiently as possible.

If you have a boundary dispute, you should contact an experienced real estate lawyer at the Dickson Frohlich at (206) 621-1110 or (253) 572-1000 today.

How do boundary disputes arise?

Disagreements regarding the exact location of your property line may arise for a number of reasons. Some reasons include the following:

  • A neighbor plants a tree on part of what you believe to be your property
  • Roots of a tree grow onto your property
  • A neighbor puts up a fence without exact or accurate measurements
  • A neighbor puts up a shed or other structure that extends over the boundary line
  • Your neighbor claims that part of your property now belongs to him due to adverse possession1
  • A previous property owner had orally agreed to let a neighbor use part of the real estate you purchased
  • The deed to one or both properties was flawed
  • Easements were improperly documented

These are only some of the examples of how a boundary dispute may arise. Because you have to live next to your neighbor, chances are good that you do not want a contentious battle in court to affect your relationship. An attorney can use negotiation, mediation, and other alternate dispute resolution2 tactics to help preserve the peace while resolving a boundary dispute.

Contact an experienced real estate lawyer for assistance today

If you have a boundary dispute or any other type of legal issue regarding your real estate, an experienced real estate attorney at the Dickson Frohlich can help protect your legal property rights and settle the disagreement in an efficient manner.

Call the Dickson Frohlich for a free 15-minute consultation in Seattle at (206) 621-1110 or in Tacoma at (253) 572-1000 today.


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    Thomas L. Dickson

    Tom is an experienced litigator and the founding partner of the Dickson Frohlich. For over 30 years, he’s helped clients prevail in their real estate, construction, and business law matters.

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    Robert P. Dickson

    The core of Rob’s legal practice is civil litigation, with an emphasis on construction, real estate, and business law. He represents a wide range of clients, from large construction companies to individual homeowners.

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    Mark S. Johnson

    Mark’s legal practice focuses on civil litigation, real estate law, business law and family law. He works tirelessly to help his clients achieve the outcome they are looking for.

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    Daniel J. Frohlich

    Dan’s legal practice focuses on civil litigation, real estate law, business law and probate law. He has more than 10 years of experience as an attorney serving clients throughout Western Washington.

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    Chris Lindemeier

    As an associate at Dickson Frohlich, Chris practices in a wide range of areas, including business law, real estate law, civil litigation, and intellectual property law.

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    Daniel Pizarro

    As an associate at Dickson Frohlich, Daniel is active in the firm’s civil litigation department. His practice is mainly centered around real estate law, landlord-tenant law, construction law, and probate law.

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    Alexander Wisbey

    Alexander Wisbey comes to the firm with 5 years of experience as a litigator and trial attorney. He has first chaired several jury trials and has extensive experience handling arbitrations, mediations, depositions, and settlements.

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    George Knight

    George is an honors graduate of Emory University School of Law. While there, George served on the Emory Law Journal as an Articles Editor.

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