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Eminent Domain for a Good Cause?

When most people think of the concept of “eminent domain,” they may think of a manipulative government and injustice to landowners. However, the condemnation of property does not always bring negative results. In some situations, the public benefits from eminent domain, landowners can negotiate for just compensation, and everyone moves forward. In other situations, government … Continue reading “Eminent Domain for a Good Cause?”

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Will Landowners on the Border Soon Face Condemnation?

When President Donald Trump announced that a major goal of his administration was to build a wall along the southern border that separates the United States and Mexico, many dismissed this claim as mere bluster. After all, a truly massive and historic undertaking like that was just not possible given the current fractured nature of … Continue reading “Will Landowners on the Border Soon Face Condemnation?”

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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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Legal Challenge to Ameren power line in appeal

  A state appeals court is listening to a request for the route of a high-voltage American transmission line to be reconsidered. More than 400 public comments on the proposed route were filled with the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC). Opponents are arguing that the high voltage line will hurt property values, interfere with framing and … Continue reading “Legal Challenge to Ameren power line in appeal”

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Legal Challenge to Ameren power line in appeal

  A state appeals court is listening to a request for the route of a high-voltage American transmission line to be reconsidered. More than 400 public comments on the proposed route were filled with the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC). Opponents are arguing that the high voltage line will hurt property values, interfere with framing and … Continue reading “Legal Challenge to Ameren power line in appeal”

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Chesapeake Bypass Project Still on the Radar

  The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) will apply for $65 million, the funding necessary to complete the Chesapeake Bypass.  The Chesapeake Bypass has been on the radar of development leaders for the past 25 years.    ODOT has already acquired 14 parcels, 11 of which had homes on them, and has spent approximately $1,578,805.  … Continue reading “Chesapeake Bypass Project Still on the Radar”

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Control Your Legal Expenses by Considering a Contingency Fee

  Many of our clients are concerned about paying legal fees in an eminent domain action.  That is why Sever Storey has provided contingency fee arrangements for its eminent domain clients.  A contingency fee is simple, easy and cost effective for most clients.  In a contingency fee arrangement our firm will only be paid if … Continue reading “Control Your Legal Expenses by Considering a Contingency Fee”

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Fight the Power

  One of our clients is putting up a fight against a taking!  This was part of an ad campaign that he put together to develop community support. Our law firm will provide free consultations to any landowner who is being impacted by eminent domain or inverse condemnation. As experienced eminent domain attorneys we have … Continue reading “Fight the Power”

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Ruling Expected March 8 on South Suburban Airport Land Acquisition

A Will County judge will determine Friday whether IDOT has the ability to acquire land for the proposed South Suburban Aiport  via condemnation lawsuits. The Barbour family, owners of $3.9 million of real estate in the proposed blueprint of the long anticipated, much disputed South Suburban Airport, have challenged IDOT’s authority to acquire land due … Continue reading “Ruling Expected March 8 on South Suburban Airport Land Acquisition”

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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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