How the Apex Peakway Southwest Connector Could Affect Wake County Residents

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U-5928 Apex Peakway Southwest Connector is intended to complete a missing gap by constructing a bridge over South Salem Street and the CSX railroad tracks. The project would require the permanent closure of the existing at-grade railroad crossing along Tingen Road, east of the project location. Right of Way Acquisition for this project is anticipated…

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What Info to Bring to Your Attorney

What kinds of information will a lawyer want to see when I meet with them? When you meet with a lawyer regarding your eminent domain or land taking case what kinds of information will a lawyer want to see? The short answer is any and all documents that relate to the ownership, the maintenance, the…

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What Will A Lawyer Do for Me?

What will a lawyer do for me in my land condemnation case? If your land is being taken by the government, what can a lawyer really do for you? A lawyer is your only real advocate and protection during the case. While in most instances we can’t stop the taking from occurring, we can fight…

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Top 5 Ways to Mess Up Your Case

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The top five things you can do to mess up your land condemnation case. If the government is getting ready to take your land in an eminent domain land condemnation case, here are the top five things you can do to ruin your case. One, sign a right of entry agreement with the Department of…

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When Selecting an Attorney What Criteria Should I Consider?

There are many things to consider when hiring an attorney and the main thing to look at is their experience. You want an attorney who handles eminent domain cases on a regular basis and is experienced in all facets of landowner’s rights. An experienced attorney will know how to properly evaluate appraisers and appraisal reports,…

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I Received a Condemnation Lawsuit

I received a condemnation lawsuit against my property, when does the government own my land? If you received a notice of land condemnation, you may wonder exactly when the ownership of your land or property transverse to the government. Well, I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but if the condemning agency is…

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Why Can a State, Federal or Private Entity Take My Property?

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Your property can be taken through Eminent Domain, or Land Condemnation, through a number of state and federal rules and regulations. From a numbers perspective, most land is taken by the State of North Carolina‘s Department of Transportation. In addition to the DOT, however, your land can also be taken by the federal government, the…

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New North Carolina Supreme Court Ruling on Map Act Benefits Property Owners

Henson Fuerst North Carolina Land Condemnation attorneys represent property owners throughout the state who have been restricted from freely using their property due to the Map Act. Since 1989, the Map Act has given North Carolina Department of Transportation (NC DOT) the right to impose restrictions on the use of other people’s property that falls…

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