Tag: North Carolina

North Carolina Eminent Domain Settlement: Largest in NCDOT History

Posted on Jul 18, 2013 in News & Events

Recently, with just two weeks remaining before trial, OCA North Carolina attorney-members George B. Autry, Jr. and Stephanie Hutchins Autry facilitated, on behalf of their landowner client, the settlement of an eminent domain matter pending in Charlotte (Mecklenburg County) with the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT).

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North Carolina House Passes Bill to Limit Eminent Domain to Public Use Only

Posted on Feb 22, 2013 in News & Events

Last week, the North Carolina House of Representatives passed, by a vote of 110-8, House Bill 8, which seeks to limit the government’s power of eminent domain. HB 8 also passed a first reading in the NC Senate and has been referred to committee.

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Week (or two) in Review

Posted on Jul 10, 2009 in News & Events

Here are some things that caught our attention over the past week or so…

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Sewer lines, cow farms and fair negotiations

Posted on May 20, 2009 in News & Events

A story in the community news section of the Mooresville Tribune caught our attention today due to it’s snappy title “Sewer line and cows don’t mix, so town and farmer reach agreement.” Of course, at first one might be interested in reviewing the article simply because it is about sewer lines and cows, but it was the second part of the title that caused us to stop and read. It is not often that one hears about a well-negotiated agreement between government and property owner. Therefore, it is our opinion that this story is worth repeating.

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