Earlier this month, we gave a presentation during the International Right of Way Association’s 68th Annual Education Conference in Cleveland, Ohio. In keeping with the “rock and roll” theme, our session, “Ch-Ch-Changes in the Law: Eminent Domain and Infrastructure Update,” provided an overview of recent case law and legislation impacting the eminent domain and the right of way industries across the U.S. Additionally, we provided an update on the Infrastructure Bill, where funding and projects are kicking off, and discussed potential barriers to fully taking ...
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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