The Saga of a Long Island Tree House and the Law

July 26, 2023

It has been just over five years since a Long Island father decided to build a tree house for his children. This seemingly simple and straightforward act somehow led to a dispute with his village and to years of federal and state court litigation and appeals. Ultimately, however, the battle over this Long Island tree house also led to a definitive statement of law, namely, that government officials charged with enforcing clear zoning rules have the authority to do so.

Anthony Guardino discusses the case in authored article of the New York Law Journal.

Reprinted with permission from New York Law Journal, Wednesday, July 26, 2023.

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