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  • Texas Eminent Domain Law 101: What Landowners Need to Know

    Eminent domain is a subject that many people have heard of, but few understand. The vast amount of land and natural resources in Texas makes eminent domain a particularly relevant issue in this state. Hopefully, this overview of eminent domain law will help Texans to better understand this complex legal topic that affects people in our state each year.

  • What to Know when the Government Sues to Take Your Property
      by HG.org

    When the property owner of real estate has been sued by the federal or state government and his or her land is at stake it is crucial to know what to do and what knowledge is useful. In order for the landowner to proceed, he or she may need to hire an expert such as a lawyer to ensure his or her rights are protected throughout the process.

  • How Damages Are Calculated in Eminent Domain Cases
      by HG.org

    Damages need to be calculated correctly for eminent domain cases to ensure fair and reasonable compensation. In order to do this, all factors of the case need to be understood including the issues with the land owner, what eminent domain means and how this affects the courtroom and all involved parties.

  • Does a Fence Matter in Adverse Possession Cases?
      by HG.org

    Adverse possession occurs when the someone obtains the legal ownership of a house that he or she treats as his or hers with a timeframe sufficient enough that it appears to be his or her even when it is not originally.

  • How Real Estate Lawyers Assist with the Condemnation Process
      by HG.org

    It is important to seek assistance when a property has started going through the condemnation process. This is when any local, state, federal or similar governmental agency seizes the private property of a citizen and then compensates the owner for the land or building.

  • Ways Real Estate Lawyers Transfer Property
      by HG.org

    There are a number of ways in which real estate lawyers are able to transfer property from one owner to another. This is called conveyancing and is a legal means of property transfer.

  • Government Buyout of Your Property: Your Top 10 Relocation Rights

    In the event you as a business owner or homeowner or even a residential tenant are forced to move due to a government buyout, you are eligible for relocation expenses.

  • A Novel Approach to Mortgage Crisis: Take Underwater Homes Through Eminent Domain
      by HG.org

    Richmond, California has developed a unique solution to the problem with homes that are underwater after the mortgage crisis. It is using the government's authority to take title to property through eminent domain to reduce the underwater mortgage debt in the city.

  • Understanding Eminent Domain
      by HG.org

    Eminent domain, or the process by which the government takes property from private owners, can be a confusing process for many. The most common use of eminent domain is to obtain title to property used for roads and other public facilities. But, this is changing. Cases have held that eminent domain can also be used for the purpose of economic development. So how does eminent domain work?

  • How Arbitrary and Nasty the Power of Eminent Domain Can Be

    Seizure of the Barries' Colorado dream cabin shows how arbitrary and nasty the power of eminent domain can be.


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