What Happens if Your Business Space Is Subject to Condemnation?

As a business owner, having the right commercial space is often essential to your success. You want to find an accessible and noticeable space in the right neighborhood to attract clientele, as well as a space that suits the needs of your operations. You also want a place for the right price so it fits … Continue reading “What Happens if Your Business Space Is Subject to Condemnation?”

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Eminent Domain Cases Can Arise Anywhere

At the law firm of Sever Storey, we know that condemnation cases can happen anywhere in the United States. The government and private companies are constantly proposing and initiating new projects of all types that may require the use of private lands. Whether you live in a city or rural area, own a business, farm, … Continue reading “Eminent Domain Cases Can Arise Anywhere”

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How Can a Pipeline Affect Your Land?

When a pipeline company offers you money to use part of your land for a pipeline, you may be tempted to immediately accept the money or you may feel angry at the thought of such an intrusion. In either situation, consider every possible implication of agreeing to an easement or choosing to fight against it. … Continue reading “How Can a Pipeline Affect Your Land?”

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Are Energy Companies Using Your Land? An Underground Natural Gas Storage FAQ

Is Natural Gas Stored Underground? An enormous amount of natural gas is extracted by energy companies—more than the market can absorb. Therefore, companies need a place to store excess gas. The most common storage method is to inject natural gas into pressurized underground caverns, which can include aquifers, salt caverns, or depleted reservoirs. Natural gas … Continue reading “Are Energy Companies Using Your Land? An Underground Natural Gas Storage FAQ”

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Ohio Residents Continue to Fight Nexus Pipeline Despite Regulatory Setback

According to an article published at Cleveland.com, Ohio residents opposed to the construction of a natural gas pipeline are continuing to fight even after the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) gave the project a green light late last month. The pipeline still needs to obtain approvals from the Ohio EPA and the U.S. Army Corps … Continue reading “Ohio Residents Continue to Fight Nexus Pipeline Despite Regulatory Setback”

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What is Your Property Worth to You?

For many landowners, their property is their most prized asset. It may not only be the most valuable thing they own, but they may also have built a life, home, or a career around their property. For these reasons and more, many property owners believe their land is worth a significant amount. However, you need … Continue reading “What is Your Property Worth to You?”

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Making a Counter-Offer in an Eminent Domain Case

When the government wants your private land for highway expansion, a utility project, or another type of development, it will likely approach you as the landowner and make an offer to purchase your land. The law requires that a government pay just compensation to any owners when it takes land for public use, however, initial … Continue reading “Making a Counter-Offer in an Eminent Domain Case”

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Information if You Are Approached by a Pipeline Company

Many landowners believe that they would know what to do if a pipeline company requested permission to use part of their land. However, many property owners have risked losing compensation they deserve by negotiating or responding to condemnation action without completely understanding their rights. The following are points to remember if a pipeline company requests … Continue reading “Information if You Are Approached by a Pipeline Company”

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Flood Control Leads to Eminent Domain Action in Ohio

Eminent domain may be used for many reasons. In addition to pipeline use, private lands may be condemned for any reason that constitute a “public use. The horrific flooding in Houston and surrounding areas illustrates that flood control is an important public concern for many localities across the United States. According to news reports, Findlay, … Continue reading “Flood Control Leads to Eminent Domain Action in Ohio”

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Could You Be Affected by Eminent Domain?

People generally don’t anticipate that their property will be affected by eminent domain. It seems like something that happens to others and that you read about in the news. For this reason, many landowners are shocked when they hear of plans for a project that requires part or all of their land. Whether you own … Continue reading “Could You Be Affected by Eminent Domain?”

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COMMERCIAL PROPERTY

What are the unique issues that face commercial property owners in condemnation that can make all the difference?

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POWER & PIPELINES

Landowners forget this one thing when dealing with utility companies that want an easement across their land.

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ROAD & REDEVELOPMENT TAKINGS

What you need to know to be treated fairly by the condemning authority.

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CONTACT US

Before going alone against the State let us give you our opinion. It is our pledge that we will provide a free case review for any individual or business facing eminent domain or condemnation. Contact us now at 888-318-3761

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