§ 64.12.030. Injury to or removing trees, etc. -- Damages
Whenever any person shall cut down, girdle or otherwise injure, or carry off any tree, timber or shrub on the land of another person, or on the street or highway in front of any person's house, village, town or city lot, or cultivated grounds, or on the commons or public grounds of any village, town or city, or on the street or highway in front thereof, without lawful authority, in an action by such person, village, town or city against the person committing such trespasses or any of them, if judgment be given for the plaintiff, it shall be given for treble the amount of damages claimed or assessed therefor, as the case may be.
[Code 1881 § 602; 1877 p 125 § 607; 1869 p 143 § 556; RRS § 939.]
Last modified: April 7, 2009