Texas Eminent Domain Lawyer
Effective Counsel from the Law Offices of Glen F. Larson
There are significant legal issues revolving around property rights, especially when involving eminent domain. Understanding of this process and its complexity is necessary to adeptly navigate eminent domain matters. At the Law Offices of Glen F. Larson, our Texas eminent domain attorney provides our clients with counsel, as well as legal representation to ensure they are treated fairly every step of the way. We're ready to bring a diligent and detail-oriented approach to resolving your property rights issue as swiftly and favorably as possible.
We're ready to start assessing the details of your case. Contact our office at (512) 553-4994 to request a consultation. We work on a modified contingency fee basis, which means you don't pay until we win.
What Is Eminent Domain?
This is the inherent right of the government, as well as any approved companies working with the government, to use or reclaim your private property to be used for public interests. In order to use eminent domain, there must be a legitimate public use.
Common examples of this include building of a:
- Toll roads
- New road / new highway
- Road construction
- Road widening
- Government buildings
- Road lining
They must be able to demonstrate that your property is necessary and also provide proper compensation for the value of your land. In order to determine this, the condemning authority will appraise it and make an offer. Unfortunately, condemner appraisals can often be far below market value, failing to take into account many factors. Having an attorney advocate for you during this time can be crucial.
Eminent Domain Laws in Texas
In Texas, there are several laws in addition to the federal laws to govern the use of eminent domain. The purpose is to protect landowners and their rights in the face of potential government and big company abuses.
Specifically, the laws that can help with your case include:
- Fair, just compensation is required for the property
- The use of the property needs to be for the benefit/use of the public
It is your right to receive just compensation for any property being condemned by the government under eminent domain. Our Texas eminent domain law firm understands these laws and can help you fight for the fair compensation you are owed.
Let us guide you through your eminent domain case. Call (512) 553-4994 to start pursuing solutions today.