Seattle and Tacoma Neighbor Dispute Attorneys

Helping you efficiently resolve disputes with your neighbors

Disputes with neighbors can be sensitive matters. Though you want to take action to protect your property rights, you also will still have to face your neighbor on a regular basis and likely do not want that relationship to completely sour. Therefore, it is important to protect your best interests while attempting to resolve neighbor disputes in the most amicable way possible.

At the Dickson Frohlich, our experienced real estate attorneys understand the delicate nature of many neighbor disputes and have many tools for resolving these issues in an efficient manner.



Common sources of neighbor disputes

Property disputes with a neighbor may arise for a wide variety of reasons, including the following:

  • Fence, property line, or other encroachment disputes
  • Tree disputes
  • Easement1 rights
  • Quiet title and partition of interests
  • Landslide disputes
  • Neighbor harassment
  • Noise, nuisance2 or quiet enjoyment of property issues
  • Water and light access disputes

Many of these issues involve questions of state and local property laws3, so you always want to consult with an attorney who can advise you of your property rights.

Methods for resolving disputes with your neighbors

Many neighbor disputes can be resolved relatively easily with the help of an attorney. A simple letter from a lawyer or a quick phone discussion can sometimes be enough for a neighbor to cooperate because many neighbors wish to avoid costly legal action. On other occasions, however, these disputes require dispute resolution techniques such as mediation, arbitration, or even litigation.

Contact an experienced real estate attorney for assistance as soon as possible

The longer you let a dispute with a neighbor carry on, often the more contentious the situation will become. For this reason, you should not delay in contacting an experienced neighbor dispute lawyer at the Dickson Frohlich to regarding your issues.

We have offices conveniently located in both Tacoma and Seattle and offer free 15-minute phone consultations to discuss a possible case.







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    Attorney Thomas L. Dickson

    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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    Attorney Robert P. Dickson

    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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    Attorney Daniel J. Frohlich

    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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    Attorney Mark S. Johnson

    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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    Attorney Daniel E. Pizarro

    Daniel E. 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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    Attorney George Knight

    George Knight

    As an associate at Dickson Frohlich, George is active in the firm’s civil litigation and transactional departments. His practice is mainly centered around business law, real estate law, construction law, employment law, and probate law.

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    Attorney Chris J. Lindemeier

    Chris J. 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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    Attorney Alexander J. Wisbey

    Alexander J. 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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    Attorney Kerry P. Zeiler

    Kerry P. Zeiler

    Kerry P. Zeiler is an experienced trial lawyer with over 16-years of experience representing small businesses and consumer plaintiffs in litigation matters. He is admitted to practice in the States of Washington, California and Minnesota.

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    Attorney Jennifer Yoo

    Jennifer Yoo

    Jennifer is an associate attorney at Dickson Frohlich where her current practice focuses on real estate law, contract and commercial disputes, and business law.

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    Attorney Cambria A. Queen

    Cambria A. Queen

    Cambria is an Associate with Dickson Frohlich PS in the civil litigation department, where she practices primarily real estate and probate law.

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    Attorney Alex J. Britain

    Alex J. Britain

    Since becoming an attorney, Alex Britain has practiced extensively in the areas of estate planning, probate, and civil litigation, especially related to probate issues.

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    Attorney Katherine E. Baals

    Katherine E. Baals

    As an associate at Dickson Frohlich, Katherine practices in a range of areas, including real estate, construction, business, and civil litigation.

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    I can’t even tell you how much I appreciate this firm! These guys helped me through one of the most challenging legal situations I’ve faced in my life. Their skill and expertise literally saved my business. I’ve dealt with other counsel in the past but the Dickson firm was by far the most competent and tactful counsel I’ve ever received. I would recommend this group to anyone!

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