It's common practice for government agencies and property owners to reach an agreement on the acquisition of property without the use of eminent domain. Agencies understand the negative connotation of condemnation, along with the litigation costs involved, and right-of-way agents typically make strong efforts to negotiate a voluntary purchase. Acquisitions are usually resolved by the parties' entering into a standard right of way contract or purchase agreement. But once the eminent domain action is filed, attorneys like to resolve the case through the entry of judgment -- as ...
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