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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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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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Illinois, TIFs, and the Reality Behind Redevelopment Commissions

  Today, we are going to have a quick discussion of one of Illinois municipalities’ favorite tool for growth: Tax Incremental Financing Districts (TIFs). TIFs, in theory, seem relatively harmless. Usually, a town, municipality, “redevelopment commission” or other governmental entity creates a TIF by drawing geographic lines around a particular area and demarcates that area … Continue reading “Illinois, TIFs, and the Reality Behind Redevelopment Commissions”

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EDITORIAL: South Suburban Airport “Bullying” Will County

Story here. Eastern Will County has been in the gun sight of state government for a long time, sort of like the Kurds, who are menaced by aggressive neighbors on all sides. Now a judge in Joliet has ruled in favor of the Illinois Department of Transportation to force eminent domain on the brave Peotone … Continue reading “EDITORIAL: South Suburban Airport “Bullying” Will County”

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Farmers, Landowners Concerned Over Grain Belt Clean Line

A transmission line, one of two anticipated to cross the central Illinois landscape in the coming years, has many landowners worried about its effect on the area.  Dubbed the “Grain Belt Express Clean Line,” the proposed powerline would start near Clark County and cut up the central Illinois landscape to the Missouri state line and … Continue reading “Farmers, Landowners Concerned Over Grain Belt Clean Line”

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Eminent Domain and Business Relocation Part 2

Thanks again to Martyn Daniel eminent domain relocation specialist for the following.  Martyn can be reached at www.martyndanielllc.com or 425-398-5708. FEDERAL RELOCATION GUIDELINES for EMINENT DOMAIN (SUMMARY) Fixed Payments: Maximum $20,000 OR (you can itemize) Moving (no maximum amount with one exception):1. Transportation of personal property2. Packing, crating, unpacking, uncrating of personal property3. Disconnecting, dismantling, removing, … Continue reading “Eminent Domain and Business Relocation Part 2”

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Business Relocation Often Fails Without Crucial Advice

Eminent domain landowner attorneys at Sever Storey were recently treated to an exclusive presentation by eminent domain business relocation specialist Martyn Daniel from MartynDaniel, LLC.  Here is some Q and A from our meeting: Q:  Do business fail a lot in relocation? A:  Absolutely.  A national study indicated that failure rates of business who are … Continue reading “Business Relocation Often Fails Without Crucial Advice”

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States Move to Limit Eminent Domain

STATES LOOKING TO LIMIT POWERS OF EMINENT DOMAIN Recent legislative activity in a handful of states is moving in common direction. Representatives from multiple states are fighting to limit the power to exercise the use of eminent domain in the States of North Carolina, Arkansas, Montana and Idaho. As we have noted in a previous … Continue reading “States Move to Limit Eminent Domain”

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OPINION: Illiana and Peotone Airport “Boondoggles”

Take a look at this Monee, IL landowner’s scalding opinion of the proposed South Suburban Airport and Illiana Expressway Project. In response federal approval of the Illiana Corridor Sever Storey will be holding another round of seminars in early March to discuss both projects. Their times, dates and locations are below: Indiana: March 66:30 PM-8:30 … Continue reading “OPINION: Illiana and Peotone Airport “Boondoggles””

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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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