Eminent Domain

Frequently Asked Questions About Eminent Domain

By Brian Farkas, Attorney
Although private property ownership is a fundamental feature of U.S. law, it's also true that the government has the power to take private property when needed for public use. This power is called eminent domain.

Although private property ownership is a fundamental feature of U.S. law, it's also true that the government has the power to take private property when needed for public use. This power is called eminent domain. Every state has its own laws outlining and restricting government taking of private property, but that doesn't stop landowners from feeling that abuses have occurred. Here are answers to some frequently asked questions about eminent domain.

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