A ‘No Trespassing’ sign is between you and the Sheriff.  You can report trespassing to a Sheriff’s Deputy and have a person warned against trespassing, but that is different from a Protective Order. Keep in mind, for $400 you can sue anyone, even if you are a Trespasser and you climbed over a ‘No Trespassing’ sign to go get injured on someone else’s land.  Property owners have an assumption of risk, sign or no sign.  As far as liability in general terms, there is Intentional Tort (I meant to hit you) and Negligent Tort (you have a duty to someone and you have breached your duty). While property owners do not have to roll out the red carpet for uninvited guests, they do have certain liabilities for certain hazards on their property.   Read More