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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Landowner Pushing Back Against ATEX Express Pipeline

A Licking County landowner, with the help of a non-profit legal aid society, is taking a stand against Enterprise Liquid Pipeline.  The company wants to purchase his land for the ATEX Express pipeline, which will go from Ohio to the Gulf Coast.  When the landowner said no, Enterprise threatened to use eminent domain to take … Continue reading “Landowner Pushing Back Against ATEX Express Pipeline”

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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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I-75 Seminar in Cincinnati a Success

Tuesday January 29th the eminent domain attorneys at Sever Storey, LLP hosted an informational seminar for landowners affected by the I-75 Thru the Valley project in Hamilton County, Ohio.  Attendance was good with approximately 15 landowners attending.  Attorney George Padgitt presented information regarding the project, the eminent domain process, and compensation to the attendees and … Continue reading “I-75 Seminar in Cincinnati a Success”

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Case Study: Powerlines

The following is a case study of a powerline taking. The eminent domain attorneys at Sever Storey represented the landowners in this case. This case study is intended to provide an example of the positive value a condemnation attorney can add to a landowners case when faced with eminent domain. S****** Case Study Case Instituted: … Continue reading “Case Study: Powerlines”

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Sever Storey Recent Results

Sever Storey is an eminent domain and condemnation law firm serving landowners in Indiana, Ohio, Illinois and North Carolina. The following are recent results for Sever Storey clients: State of Indiana v. Client, State Offer was $49,645, case resolved for $115,000.00 In this case the State was taking land to install a highway on the … Continue reading “Sever Storey Recent Results”

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Sever Storey Recent Results

Sever Storey is an eminent domain and condemnation law firm serving landowners in Indiana, Ohio, Illinois and North Carolina. The following are recent results for Sever Storey clients. Please note that past results are no guarantee of future success. Each individuals case is different and has unique elements, thus the outcome of a particular case … Continue reading “Sever Storey Recent Results”

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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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