Posts Tagged ‘raleigh land condemnation attorneys’
Greenville Highway Receives Official “Future Interstate” Designation from U.S. Department of Transportation
Earlier this month, lawmakers in eastern North Carolina announced that they would be lobbying the U.S. government to secure an official interstate highway designation for U.S. Highway 264. On Tuesday, November 22nd, their request for a “Future Interstate” designation for U.S. 264 was approved by the Federal Highway Administration. State officials feel strongly that U.S.…Read More
Why Can a State, Federal or Private Entity Take My Property?
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…Read More
Why Can the Government Take My Land? Attorney Anne Duvoisin Explains Land Condemnation and Inverse Condemnation
The power of the government to take your land is rooted in very old law called Eminent Domain. In America, that law traces back to the United States Constitution, under the 5th Amendment, which states that “no private property shall be taken for public use, without just compensation.” In addition, the State has further powers…Read More