Eminent domain is the power of the government or quasi-governmental entities such as electric utilities, telecommunications companies, pipeline companies, transportation entities, etc. to take private property for public use.
Mette, Evans & Woodside has successfully represented clients on both sides of the issue - the owners of condemned property and the public entities exercising the power of condemnation. Our experienced attorneys carefully evaluate each case with the help of appraisers, architects, engineers and other real estate professionals.
The eminent domain process can be daunting. Our comprehensive and collaborative approach to legal solutions allows us to work with the best attorneys in other practice areas of our firm, specifically our Real Estate and Land Use attorneys as well as specialists in other areas.
Inverse Condemnation • Partial Taking • Regulatory Taking • Severance Damages • Condemnation • Appraisals