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Eminent Domain Can Involve Various Types of Takings

Being involved in an eminent domain case does not mean that the government will come in and tear down your home, leveling your land and turning it into a monstrosity of a shopping complex or a highway. In fact, many eminent domain cases do not involve the complete taking of your land at all. The … Continue reading “Eminent Domain Can Involve Various Types of Takings”

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Eminent Domain: A Beginner’s Guide (Part 3)

In parts 1 & 2 of this 3-part blog series, we discussed eminent domain generally, the public use requirement, the concept of just compensation, how an eminent domain case begins, refusing to sell, and challenging an attempted exercise of eminent domain. Here, we’ll explore a few more concepts, including how much it will cost you … Continue reading “Eminent Domain: A Beginner’s Guide (Part 3)”

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North Carolina Landowners Sued by Atlantic Coast Pipeline

The News & Observer has reported that the Atlantic Coast Pipeline began suing property owners who were refusing to sell their land for a planned natural gas pipeline. In late 2017, the energy consortium filed seven condemnation actions in U.S. District Court against landowners in Cumberland and Nash Counties. According to the report, the Atlantic … Continue reading “North Carolina Landowners Sued by Atlantic Coast Pipeline”

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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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When Can the Government Take Your Land?

When you purchase a home, a farm, a business, or any other type of land, you rightfully should believe that you own that land and no one can simply come and take it away from you. For this reason, many landowners are shocked to learn that the government is trying to take their land away … Continue reading “When Can the Government Take Your Land?”

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The Role of Eminent Domain in the Dakota Access Pipeline Conflict

The Dakota Access Pipeline has been a hot topic in the news recently. Over 1,000 people are part of the North Dakota encampment that is protesting the pipeline. The proposed pipeline has many legal implications and the controversy has already been to court once. To recap, the Dakota Access Pipeline is a planned pipeline that … Continue reading “The Role of Eminent Domain in the Dakota Access Pipeline Conflict”

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Do You Need a Lawyer Before an Eminent Domain Case is Filed?

Many cases implicating the use of eminent domain1 never go to court. Generally speaking, what happens is that a representative of a government agency or a private party that is authorized to use eminent domain approaches a homeowner and makes an offer to purchase the property in question. While it is possible to challenge the … Continue reading “Do You Need a Lawyer Before an Eminent Domain Case is Filed?”

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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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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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