What if a Condemned Property in NJ Is Also in Foreclosure?

It is generally troubling to learn that the government wants to seize your land. However, if you can longer afford your mortgage and are facing a possible foreclosure, you may not be as distressed to learn of a possible eminent domain action so long as you received enough compensation for your land. If the fair … Continue reading “What if a Condemned Property in NJ Is Also in Foreclosure?”

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How Condemnation Can Affect Small Businesses

Hearing that the government wants to take the land on which you live is stressful, as you will need to figure out a new place to live if the condemnation is successful. However, if you run your own small business, learning there may be a condemnation of your business property can be even more worrisome. … Continue reading “How Condemnation Can Affect Small Businesses”

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Can You Appeal An Eminent Domain Decision?

If you receive notice of a potential Illinois eminent domain action that will affect your property, you have the right to legally challenge the condemnation if there is a basis on which to do so. Some common reasons to challenge the condemnation of your property in court may include the following: ●    The condemnation is … Continue reading “Can You Appeal An Eminent Domain Decision?”

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Can An Ohio Landowner Challenge Eminent Domain

If you are an Ohio landowner, and the government or other entity is attempting to take your property, it is important to understand if a landowner can challenge or object to eminent domain.  In a short answer, yes, the landowner can object. The landowner needs to receive fair notice, meaning having enough time to seek … Continue reading “Can An Ohio Landowner Challenge Eminent Domain”

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Indiana Great Lakes Basin Railroad

Great Lakes Basin Transportation[1], Inc. proposes to construct a new railroad line around the metropolitan Chicago area.  The purpose of the new railroad is to expedite freight movements across the nation and to provide additional capacity for growing railroad traffic. The Great Lakes Basin is a large railroad project extending from part of Indiana, through Illinois … Continue reading “Indiana Great Lakes Basin Railroad”

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North Carolina Transportation Corridor Map Act

In the state of North Carolina, the Transportation Corridor Map Act[1] allows the Department of Transportation (NCDOT) to file official roadway maps listing and mapping properties that are in the path of a proposed roadway in order to create a “protected corridor” that it may use in the future for highway bypass projects.  NCDOT used … Continue reading “North Carolina Transportation Corridor Map Act”

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Eminent Domain Allowed In Ohio To Obtain Propane And Butane

  In February 2016, Ohio Judge T. Shawn Hervey issued a ruling in the case of “Sunoco Pipeline L.P.[1] vs. Carol A. Teter, trustee of the Carol A. Teter Revocable Living Trust et. al.” In his decision, Judge Hervey ruled that liquefied propane[2] and butane are considered petroleum.   Based upon the court’s decision, Sunoco … Continue reading “Eminent Domain Allowed In Ohio To Obtain Propane And Butane”

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North Carolina Business Condemnation

Under the power of eminent domain[1], a governmental entity can take business property as well as residential property.  When that occurs, many North Carolina business owners are surprised to learn that business losses caused by condemnation are not factored into the offer of compensation.  Unfortunately, except in rare instances, the government will not pay for … Continue reading “North Carolina Business Condemnation”

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The Importance Of An Indiana “Date Of Take”

Eminent domain is the authority of the government to take private property for public use.  Condemnation is the process by which such takings are achieved. The process of condemnation begins with the identification of a public need and a determination by the relevant governmental body that it is necessary to acquire private property to fill … Continue reading “The Importance Of An Indiana “Date Of Take””

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North Carolina 2016 Condemnation By NCDOT

  The North Carolina Department of Transportation[1] released its March 2016 Board of Transportation Agenda.  The document confirms the Board’s determination that a right of way acquisition is necessary for specified projects and that the acquisition of land associated with those projects, either by negotiation or by land condemnation in North Carolina, has been approved … Continue reading “North Carolina 2016 Condemnation By NCDOT”

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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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