How Does Eminent Domain Work?

how does eminent domain work

While many people have heard of “eminent domain,” most do not fully know what it is or how it works. Across the Midwest, our wide-open spaces, with their plethora of natural resources and acres of undeveloped land, make eminent domain a particularly relevant issue. This complex legal doctrine affects many who own property, and it…

Understanding the Pre-Condemnation Acquisition Process

Condemnation Process

Projects that require eminent domain have snaked their way across Texas. Sometimes, it can feel like a positive development until it jeopardizes your land, your business, and your property value. If your property is being targeted for condemnation, it is crucial to understand the process. How can the Government Take Privately Owned Land? The Texas…

What Is Inverse Condemnation?

What Is Inverse Condemnation

To understand inverse condemnation, it’s best to understand condemnation cases first. Condemnations are real estate occurrences when a government entity – whether local, state, or federal – seeks to take property from a private owner via its eminent domain authority. Inverse condemnation is also a real estate occurrence where a government entity takes private property…

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