How do I stop my neighbor from harassing us?

My neighbor is constantly calling the cops on my household. For example if I set my car alarm after I arrive home from work it makes a loud beeping sound and he claims that I am honking my horn purposely. He has called for this reason numerous times even after I have explained to him that it is my alarm system and I have no control over the noise it makes. He also claims my younger sisters dog uses his lawn as a toilet, this is false and we even put him on a leash. These are a few of the numerous complaints he has made I just want him to stop harassing my family and embarrassing us.

Asked on July 26, 2012 under Real Estate Law, California

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Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

If you believe that you are being harassed by your neighbor and wish to end such, then I suggest that you consult with an attorney that practices in the area of obtaining restraining orders to see whether the facts of your matter warrant the filing of such a request and to see what the costs for such is as well as the chances for success.


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