I believe this to be a Maple, but find nothing on maples with this smallness of leaf. The trees stand 60' tall.
I have two of these about 40' from the septic lines. I'm thinking of trenching 30' from the trunks to sever roots.
I need to determine the type so I may learn the root habits.
Would topping maples cause their roots to expand... grow more vigorously?
What would be really good is to show more pictures of this plant (and others, in your numerous posts).
The plant does NOT have to have foliage present in order for positive ID to be made - but more information must be presented here in order to do so.
Prune of a branch or two, and bring inside to take decent closeup images. You don't have to suffer through ice storms and freezing winter weather to photo in situ. Even if the cold caused damage, you can still photograph it and present those pictures here.
Take a picture of the whole tree, too!
You really do have a Red Maple there. As you read more about this species, you'll learn that decent fall color is what selections are made for, and run-of-the-mill seedling trees often disappoint with poor autumn coloration.