Eminent Domain cases involve the taking of private property by the government for public use. When a governmental entity determines it needs a certain piece of property (perhaps to build a park, library or highway), it notifies the landowner of its intent to take the land. In order the take the land, the government must provide compensation to the landowner for the value of the property it is appropriating. The government will then make a purchase offer to the landowner.
If the landowner does not accept the offer, he/she can take the government to court to determine the ultimate value of the property. If the landowner is represented by legal counsel, the government must conduct its negotiations with the attorney, whose intent is to maximize the government's payment to the landowner for the property. The difference between what a landowner receives for a property when they are represented by legal counsel as opposed to the government's initial offer can be significant.
Fuller & Associates, P.A. provides legal representation for all types of eminent domain claims, and accepts cases throughout the country. Please call us toll-free at 866-999-FULLER (866-999-3855), or fill out the form below and we will contact you as soon as one of our attorneys has reviewed your information.