The government uses eminent domain when it seeks to acquire private property for a public purpose. The early involvement of legal counsel is crucial to prevent inappropriate taking of a property and to maximize the just compensation paid to a property owner for the condemnation of the property.
The attorneys at Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba, P.C. are experienced in condemnation practice, which entails real estate valuation, land use knowledge, environmental law and litigation procedures. We regularly represent clients whose property is threatened or taken by government action. In specific application, our attorneys have represented governmental agencies and utility companies in the condemnation of property interests.