The basics of eminent domain law in California

The state of California and its political subdivisions such as counties and municipalities have a broad power called “eminent domain.” Many people use the term “condemnation” instead of the formal legal title to refer to this power, but the end result is the same: by...

The valuation approaches in eminent domain cases

If you’re in the process of exercising eminent domain, then you need to know the law and how to use it to your advantage. This is especially true when it comes to addressing matters related to just compensation, where one bad move could cost you or your agency A...

A closer look at the condemnation process

Without eminent domain, the United States would not look as it does today. No highway system would connect us across the country, and our national parks might be smaller. Our cities would certainly not look the same.However, as essential as the use of eminent domain...

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