Accessing Your Neighbor’s Property: Is Your Dream Project Becoming a Nightmare?

June 22, 2018Publications / Mentions
New York Law Journal

What happens when you need access to a neighbors property for a construction project but the neighbor refuses or an agreement cannot be reached? The answer lies in an infrequently used statute that allows a project owner to petition a court for a license to enter upon a neighbor’s property. This article summarizes the procedure for obtaining such court-ordered license and identifies some practice pointers for potential litigants.