Eminent Domain, or land condemnation, is the right of the government to take your land if your property is needed for a public project, or even adjacent to land needed for a public project. While the laws around land condemnation mean that you cannot say “no” if you are informed that your land is needed, the 5th Amendment of the US Constitution limits the government’s rights by providing that a property cannot “be taken for public use, without just compensation”. While in very few cases, the taking of the land itself can be challenged as not specifically for public use, in most cases, the legal battle is about ensuring that you receive just compensation for your land. Eminent domain is a complicated field of law, each and every case is different. If you have been contacted by a land agent, you need an attorney on your side that knows exactly what it looks like to be successful in your case.
The attorneys and staff at Parker Law Offices know exactly how to handle your case. You are entitled to and must demand to be treated fairly when facing an eminent domain case, and for most people that means getting a fair price for your property. In many instances, the government will be open to negotiation on it’s initial offer, and this is why it is imperative to partner with a skilled attorney who is experienced in scrutinizing appraisal reports and evaluating all of the factors that contribute to a fair evaluation of your property. Our attorneys at Parker Law have successfully taken on the State in the past and will implement our knowledge and skills to achieve the same results for you. From appraisal to negotiation, to ultimately arriving at a fair and just compensation, let our legal team represent your land.
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