Intro to Eminent Domain

Intro to Eminent Domain

The Intro to Eminent domain and the power of eminent domain emanate from our federal Constitution. The power of eminent domain also exists in various forms in most of our state Constitutions. Additionally, each state has enacted statutes or laws that spell out how the rules of eminent domain should be applied. While the basic premise of eminent domain is the same from state to state, the procedures and nuances will vary.

The video above provides detailed information on the eminent domain process. Additionally, the following articles are excellent resources for understanding the history and power of eminent domain:

Eminent domain process, powers and history, part 1
Eminent domain process, powers and history, part 2
Eminent domain process, powers and history, part 3
Right to take in the eminent domain process


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