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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The Southwest Bypass Project Continues to Disrupt NC Residents

According to data released earlier in the week NCDOT has purchased 107 parcels outright and continues to negotiate for more. The current bypass project has produced more condemnations than most projects, due to multiple issues, including that the project has no specific path. The department is planning on purchasing a total of 181 parcels along…

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Is Outsourcing By NCDOT Costing Local Taxpayers Big Money?

A recent report released by WBTV discusses how a powerful state lawmaker pushed to increase the outsourcing of services within the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT). In 2016 alone North Carolina taxpayers were collectively billed for more than $111 million by engineering firms for services.With taxpayers having to pay for these services some lawmakers…

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What is a Negotiation Diary?

What is a negotiation diary of a right of way agent in a North Carolina DOT land taking case? In an eminent domain or land condemnation case involving the State of North Carolina, there is an important player called the right of way agent, or ROW agent. That person is North Carolina DOT’s representative who…

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U.S 70 Bypass Opens in Goldsboro, NC

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On June 3, 2016 residents around the Goldsboro, NC area woke up to the opening of the final leg of the Goldsboro Bypass. The Goldsboro Bypass is one part of a larger North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) initiative called the US 70 Corridor Project. The U.S 70 Corridor is one of the primary east-west…

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