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Lawmakers Try to Revamp North Carolina Eminent Domain Law

At Eminent Domain Attorneys of America, our attorneys work with landowners to make sure they receive just compensation for their property taken through eminent domain. If you are subject to an eminent domain, you need a North Carolina eminent domain attorney.  In North Carolina eminent domain law, state lawmakers are currently attempting to revamp how …

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What is Just Compensation?

In growing areas, it is common for landowners to have their land taken by the government for a public project such as a highway, utility easement, school or some other government project for the “public good”.  Those individual landowners will more than likely have heard the term “just compensation”. The 5th Amendment of the United …

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Memphis Community Against the Byhalia Pipeline Join Fight

At Eminent Domain Attorneys of America, we have clients that need an eminent domain attorney in Tennessee. A Shelby County, Tennessee Circuit Court judge ruled Friday that Memphis Community Against the Pipeline can join the rest of the community in fighting the multi-billion-dollar crude oil Byhalia Pipeline. Judge Felicia Corbin-Johnson told the court that “It’s …

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What is an HOA Board?

A Homeowners’ Association (or HOA) is a corporation that governs planned residential developments, townhouses, or condos. According to the Community Association Institute, 24% of homes are under a Community Association with more than 63 million Americans living in these communities. Once someone purchases property in an area or building that is governed by an HOA, the …

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What is Eminent Domain?

According to Wikipedia: Eminent domain, land acquisition, compulsory purchase, resumption, resumption/compulsory acquisition, or expropriation is the power of a state, provincial, or national government to take private property for public use. The government uses eminent domain to acquire property for “public use”. What is the Purpose of Eminent Domain Eminent domain refers to the power …

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