Perhaps you have received a letter from your state Department of Transportation or from the regional electric or gas company notifying you that your home is located in the path of a proposed road or pipeline. You have heard about this project and the positive impact it will have on your city or state. You don’t want to stand in the way of progress or be considered a holdout. Yet, this is your home, your family, your future. What should you do?
When you become aware of the possible acquisition of your property, do not hesitate to contact one of our eminent domain attorneys for an initial consultation. OCAlawyers are familiar with the complexities of eminent domain laws and procedures in your state and can advise you how best to protect your home against a forced sale under eminent domain.
Case Studies – Taking of Residential Property by Eminent Domain
Please note: The just compensation awards received by homeowners in these case studies are samples of the results Owners’ Counsel of America attorneys have achieved for their landowner clients. While we can not guarantee the same or similar result in every case, this information is presented to assist you in understanding possible scenarios that can affect your property rights as well as to demonstrate the skill of OCA lawyers. The outcome of your case will depend upon its particular facts and circumstances. It should not be assumedthat your case willconclude with a result similar to the case studies above.