Eminent Domain is the power of the government to take or condemn a property for public use, without the landowner’s consent, upon paying just compensation. The Federal and State constitutions grant the federal and state governments the right to exercise its power
of eminent domain and guarantee property owners just compensation for condemnation actions. Just as the government has the right to exercise eminent domain, you have the right to receive just compensation.
The compensation you are entitled to may include:
The Fair Market Value of the land taken;
When faced with a condemnation action, you need an attorney with experience in protecting landowners’ rights. We offer proven
ligation experience focused on defending private landowners in actions such as:
If you have been notified that your property may be the subject of an eminent domain proceeding, you need experienced legal representation to guide you through the process and make sure you are receiving the compensation you deserve. Typically, a property
owner whose property will be affected by an eminent domain action will first be contacted by an agency seeking to negotiate the purchase of the property. It is crucial that you seek legal representation as soon as notified that your property may be affected by a
For more information, please contact our office today at 912-638-5200.