spite fence


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spite fence

A high fence erected between neighbors, for no other reason than to obstruct one's light,air,and view.The law will sometimes force a party to remove a spite fence,even though property owners normally have no rights to light,views,or air from across an adjoining property.

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The Robinsons allege the fence violates the Massachusetts Spite Fence Law, which makes any fence over 6 feet tall and installed in a malicious manner a nuisance.
It does not meet the definition of a spite fence in any way, shape or form,'' Mr.