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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 through our tabs and pages to learn about the Ohio eminent domain process, your rights as a property owner and hiring an Ohio eminent domain attorney.
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, Ohio law directs the condemning authority or government to pay a portion of a property owner’s attorney’s fees 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 Ohio a D when it comes to property owners’ protection against eminent domain? Continue reading to learn more.
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Attorney’s fees in Ohio are recoverable if the final judgement is 125% of the offer. However, the reimbursement is capped at 25% of the amount by which the judgement exceeds the offer (Ohio – R.C. § 163.21). Attorney’s fees, costs and expenses may also be awarded in the state of Ohio if the court determines that the property being
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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