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Eminent Domain

Who can exercise eminent domain authority?

The rules of eminent domain allow a government entity, whether a local government, state agency or federal interest, to acquire someone’s private property for a project that is deemed to benefit the public good. The landowner should receive fair compensation for the...

Eminent domain claims church property

Eminent domain is a legal concept many property owners fear because it means the government or one of its agents may take their land for its purposes. Even though the entity or agency may offer compensation for the land, in some cases, that compensation will not...