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  • On behalf of: Peterson Law Group
  • Published: May 2, 2018

We often discuss eminent domain and inverse condemnation actions on this blog, but there is another way the government might take private party. Regularly taking is distinct from these other actions, but ultimately, it has the same results as an eminent domain action. Regulatory taking refers to the process in which a government regulation places extensive limits on the use…Read More

  • On behalf of: Peterson Law Group
  • Published: April 25, 2018

Learning that the government is seizing your property with an eminent domain action can be devastating. People in this situation often feel angry and powerless to do anything about the situation. However, as a homeowner, you can do something to respond to these actions: you can fight for just compensation. This can seem difficult and seem overwhelming, but negotiating for…Read More

  • On behalf of: Peterson Law Group
  • Published: April 18, 2018

The prospect of losing your home or property to the government through eminent domain actions can be quite upsetting and stressful. As frustrating as this position can be as a property owner, it can be even more so for people trying to address eminent domain actions on their own. Rather than do this, it can be wise to consult an…Read More

  • On behalf of: Peterson Law Group
  • Published: April 13, 2018

Whether you own land, a home or a business, you have likely put a great deal of time, money and other resources into buying and maintaining it. As such, property owners across California take their ownership rights and protections very seriously. For instance, if the government takes or damages to your private property through direct condemnation (eminent domain), you have…Read More

  • On behalf of: Peterson Law Group
  • Published: April 5, 2018

Many posts on this blog discuss situations in which home and business owners lose their property to eminent domain claims from the government or a private entity. However, there are also situations in which the government can access or use private property without actually acquiring it. This is an easement. An easement grants a party the right to use land…Read More

  • On behalf of: Peterson Law Group
  • Published: March 24, 2018

As we discussed in our last post, the California constitution gives property owners the right to hold utility companies financially responsible for losses caused by their equipment, even if the utility followed state safety rules. Property owners can bring inverse condemnation claims against the utility for the losses they incurred. Inverse condemnation is part of eminent domain law. In California,…Read More

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