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Your initial question might be, can I stop the process? In most cases, you won’t be able to prevent the government from acquiring your land, but you are entitled to just compensation under eminent domain law. Learn more about eminent domain generally and what you’re entitled to receive, or continue reading
Biersdorf & Associates is a nationwide eminent domain law firm with experience handling cases nationwide. We only represent property owners, never the condemning authority or government.
Did you know that most eminent domain attorneys work on a contingent fee basis? With this fee structure, the attorney assumes the risk of earning a fee. Also, Louisiana law may require the government or condemning authority to pay the property owner’s attorney’s fees and costs in eminent domain cases when certain criteria are met. Continue browsing the tabs and additional pages for more information.
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Did you know that the Castle Coalition gave Louisiana a B when it comes to property owners’ protection against eminent domain? Continue reading to learn more.
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Most eminent domain attorneys work on a contingent fee basis. With this fee structure, the attorney assumes the risk for earning a fee. Property owners are generally only responsible for paying costs, with the primary cost being the appraiser who values the property. Because of the contingent fee structure, most eminent domain attorneys will conduct a free case evaluation for property owners prior to recommending representation.
Also, Louisiana property owners have the ability to recover their attorney’s fees incurred while pursuing a claim for
If you’re affected by eminent domain, you should obtain a consultation so that you know and understand your rights before taking any action. Remember, the government is like any buyer, they will want to purchase your property as cheaply as possible, and their appraisers may neglect to consider damages that can lead to a larger amount of just compensation.
Very few attorneys can claim expertise in the area of eminent domain law. Make sure you consult with an eminent domain trial attorney who can effectively identify damages and select the necessary experts. Your attorney should also be able to interface with the condemning authority and be willing to take your case to trial if negotiations can not be reached. Contact us for a free case evaluation.
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