My question involves real estate located in the State of: North Carolina
My wife and I bought a new construction house in 2013 that shared a driveway with two other properties at the time of closing. In 2014 the wooded lot adjacent to ours was purchased and a doublewide trailer was put in. The driveway runs through this person's property and she now wants us to pay to reroute the driveway. One of the complicating factors is that our right of way doesn't fall on the driveway according to the surveys that both she and we have. According to the other two neighbors the existing driveway has been in place since the eighties which has been confirmed by an attorney (1984 to be exact). The area that our supposed right of way lies on is an area of leech/drainage beds that stay soggy most of the time so running a driveway across this would be a joke at best. Regardless, the owner wants the driveway changed and has threatened to block the existing route off. She has done this previously but was told to stop by both police and the previous attorney we used to get this resolved. The new/current attorney is the person who dug up and confirmed the drive has been in place since '84 and has told us not to touch it and let her file a lawsuit since we have enough evidence to get a prescriptive easement and end this. Problem is now she's started up again about the drive and has sent word through another neighbor (she won't speak to us directly and has not done so since this all started) that she will give us a little more time to get it done before she starts blocking the drive again. What can we do in this situation to stop her from doing this and put an end to this fiasco?