Eminent Domain: Know Your Rights

Can the government take your land? Yes, they can – it’s a part of the 5th Amendment – as long as they pay just compensation and must be claimed for public use. Just compensation isn’t often a fair deal for land owners – the government could give you a low offer, or even take parts of your land. You can claim damage and negotiate against an offer by speaking with an attorney – learn more about eminent domain below:

eminent domain infographic
Source: Dallas & Turner, PLLC

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