Legal Challenge to Ameren power line in appeal

  A state appeals court is listening to a request for the route of a high-voltage American transmission line to be reconsidered. More than 400 public comments on the proposed route were filled with the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC). Opponents are arguing that the high voltage line will hurt property values, interfere with framing and … Continue reading “Legal Challenge to Ameren power line in appeal”

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Legal Challenge to Ameren power line in appeal

  A state appeals court is listening to a request for the route of a high-voltage American transmission line to be reconsidered. More than 400 public comments on the proposed route were filled with the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC). Opponents are arguing that the high voltage line will hurt property values, interfere with framing and … Continue reading “Legal Challenge to Ameren power line in appeal”

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Chesapeake Bypass Project Still on the Radar

  The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) will apply for $65 million, the funding necessary to complete the Chesapeake Bypass.  The Chesapeake Bypass has been on the radar of development leaders for the past 25 years.    ODOT has already acquired 14 parcels, 11 of which had homes on them, and has spent approximately $1,578,805.  … Continue reading “Chesapeake Bypass Project Still on the Radar”

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IN State Rep Sees “No Benefit” from Illiana Expressway to Indiana Residents

State officials, seeking constructive input from local representatives on the proposed Illiana Expressway, got the exact opposite. “We oppose any road closures in south Lake County. Your proposal will endanger the safety of the citizens, police, fire, ambulance, highway department and school buses and put a tremendous burden on remaining north-south roads,” Lake County Commissioner … Continue reading “IN State Rep Sees “No Benefit” from Illiana Expressway to Indiana Residents”

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IN State Rep Sees “No Benefit” from Illiana Expressway to Indiana Residents

State officials, seeking constructive input from local representatives on the proposed Illiana Expressway, got the exact opposite. “We oppose any road closures in south Lake County. Your proposal will endanger the safety of the citizens, police, fire, ambulance, highway department and school buses and put a tremendous burden on remaining north-south roads,” Lake County Commissioner … Continue reading “IN State Rep Sees “No Benefit” from Illiana Expressway to Indiana Residents”

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Universities, Not Your Typical Condemnor

Tonny Storey from Sever Storey conducted oral arguments on a case Thursday that could have wide ranging application for Indiana State Educational Institutions (i.e. universities). First a little background! Several years ago, Ball State Univeristy embarked on a grand adventure to construct McKinley Commons–a 100,000 square foot facility featuring student housing, a full service hotel, … Continue reading “Universities, Not Your Typical Condemnor”

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Eminent Domain and Business Relocation Part 2

Thanks again to Martyn Daniel eminent domain relocation specialist for the following.  Martyn can be reached at www.martyndanielllc.com or 425-398-5708. FEDERAL RELOCATION GUIDELINES for EMINENT DOMAIN (SUMMARY) Fixed Payments: Maximum $20,000 OR (you can itemize) Moving (no maximum amount with one exception):1. Transportation of personal property2. Packing, crating, unpacking, uncrating of personal property3. Disconnecting, dismantling, removing, … Continue reading “Eminent Domain and Business Relocation Part 2”

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Business Relocation Often Fails Without Crucial Advice

Eminent domain landowner attorneys at Sever Storey were recently treated to an exclusive presentation by eminent domain business relocation specialist Martyn Daniel from MartynDaniel, LLC.  Here is some Q and A from our meeting: Q:  Do business fail a lot in relocation? A:  Absolutely.  A national study indicated that failure rates of business who are … Continue reading “Business Relocation Often Fails Without Crucial Advice”

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States Move to Limit Eminent Domain

STATES LOOKING TO LIMIT POWERS OF EMINENT DOMAIN Recent legislative activity in a handful of states is moving in common direction. Representatives from multiple states are fighting to limit the power to exercise the use of eminent domain in the States of North Carolina, Arkansas, Montana and Idaho. As we have noted in a previous … Continue reading “States Move to Limit Eminent Domain”

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The Government Took My Water!

This blog post is to alert landowners that have recently had a new highway placed on their property or nearby their property to pay close attention to water loss issues.  It has been reported to our firm that several individuals have experienced water loss from their acquifers due to construction of the I-69 and Hoosier … Continue reading “The Government Took My Water!”

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COMMERCIAL PROPERTY

Every time I meet a new client, one of the first things they want to know is if the offer made for their property is fair.

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POWER & PIPELINES

Many of our clients are concerned about paying legal fees in an eminent domain action.

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ROAD & REDEVELOPMENT TAKINGS

They say that moving is one of the most stressful things in your life. Imagine the stress and anxiety if you are forced to move...

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