Eminent Domain Attorneys in Raleigh, N.C.

Eminent domain is the term for the state or federal government to take private property or land and claim it for public use. These agencies might offer payment if you own property deemed necessary for public use such as to expand roads, build a school, or run sewer lines. While government agencies (or private developers […]

Eminent Domain & Land Condemnation

Eminent domain and land condemnation refer to different aspects of the same process, but they are not one in the same. Eminent domain is the power to take private land and convert it to public use. Correspondingly, land condemnation is the process by which the government expropriates the land. Eminent Domain Eminent domain is the […]

Eminent Domain & Private Property

Federal law gives government agencies the power of eminent domain over private property using the following guidelines. First, the property is essential for public use. Second, the property owner is provided fair compensation for land deprivation. Finally, seizure of the property involves due process for the former property owner. In addition to government agencies, there […]

What is Eminent Domain?

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If you own property that has been deemed necessary for public use, such as to expand roads, build a school, or run sewer lines, state and federal agencies can claim eminent domain. Eminent domain refers to the power of the government to take private land for public use under certain circumstances. For example, the government […]