Federal, state, and local governments maintain broad powers to acquire private property for public use. Because of this, condemnation disputes often arise, and can turn ugly. Fights ensue over the value being paid for condemned property, or the right of the government to enforce its eminent domain powers in the first place.
Our firm is ready to help you understand your rights under the law. We can help you determine whether the taking of your property is truly justified and whether the amount you are offered is truly just compensation.
We approach eminent domain from a practical perspective, incorporating the extensive experience of our real estate lawyers with the seasoned courtroom skills of our trial attorneys. We have experience representing individuals and businesses in eminent domain proceedings brought by condemning agencies, securing full and fair compensation for land taken. We also have initiated and successfully prosecuted actions on behalf of landowners to force governmental agencies to acquire land which regulation or other governmental action has rendered unusable. Our lawyers are also extensively familiar with the nuances of inverse condemnation.
If faced with governmental action condemning your property, let our experienced counsel assist you.