Before You Hire A Conde...

When the government has condemned you land this is often referred to as eminent domain.  When faced with eminent domain, you should consider obtaining the assistance of a condemnation attorney.  Before you choose a condemnation lawyer to represent you, there are some questions that you...

Eminent domain abuse: ...

Eminent Domain abuse is popping up all over the country.  This new trend of “blight” and urban redevelopment is leaving land owners with no choice: not about whether they get to keep their property and not about how much they get to sell it for.  We all understand the government’s...

What is Inverse Condemn...

Most people have heard of eminent domain; the taking of ones land by the government.  And when a government takes a property owner to court to take that land it’s called “Condemnation.”  Inverse Condemnation is a little different.  In this case, a lawsuit is brought...

Eminent Domain Appraisa...

When the government condemns your property under eminent domain laws they are required to pay you just compensation.  They will usually bring out a registered agent to appraise your land, but you don’t want to accept this offer.  Here’s why: The registered agent or appraiser that...

Eminent Domain Takings

The “takings clause” of the U.S. Constitution is written in the Fifth Amendment stating “nor shall private property be taken for public use without just compensation.”  Eminent Domain is the word used when the government exercises its rights to take private...

Defining Blight

When the government wants to take your property under eminent domain laws, they can do so as long as the property they take is used for public purpose; roads, highways, etc.  Or, they can take it to eliminate blight and economic development simply becomes a secondary outcome.  Now...