Recent Posts in Eminent Domain

  • 5-Dec-2017

    What You Need to Know About Eminent Domain

    Have you ever driven past a home that just seems out of place given the other structures around it? Although other types of housing or businesses are built around it, the lone house still remains. In many of these circumstances, the owner does not ...
  • 10-Oct-2017

    Does Eminent Domain Require Fair Compensation?

    Historically, sovereign governments have the power and authority to appropriate land within their own borders for whatever purpose that they see fit. The ability to do this is referred to as “ eminent domain ” and is effective nationwide. ...
  • 6-Oct-2017

    Can a Private Company Use Eminent Domain?

    Although local, state, and the federal government have the power to use eminent domain, some private companies can be granted this power as well. This power can be used to condemn private property in order to complete certain projects that are ...
  • 22-Sep-2017

    Eminent Domain Used in Owens Valley Water Rights Fight

    Inyo County has begun eminent domain proceedings in attempt to take back property bought up by Los Angeles in the 1900s. The land in question was quietly purchased by agents from LA who were posing as ranchers and farmers. Sound familiar? ...
  • 11-Sep-2017

    California High-Speed Rail Setbacks

    California’s high-speed rail project is one of the most extensive and expensive public works projects in the United States. In 2008, Californians approved the high-speed rail project with the hopes that one day they would be able to take a ...
  • 1-Sep-2017

    Eminent Domain: Relocation Benefits

    When it comes to eminent domain cases resulting from transportation projects or public use projects, property owners are entitled to relocation benefits when they are forced to relocate their business or residence as a result of the projects in ...

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