City of Hesperia May Use Eminent Domain to Acquire Mortgages, 6/7/12

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By A.J. Hazarabedian The City of Hesperia is considering an interesting use of eminent domain during its upcoming City Council meeting.  The Victorville Daily Press reported this week that the City may decide to use eminent domain to acquire underwater mortgages in an attempt to help homeowners. As the article describes, the City will discuss… Read more »

Modesto Considers Using Eminent Domain for Pelandale Freeway Project, 5/23/12

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By A.J. Hazarabedian The City of Modesto will consider acquiring properties by eminent domain for the Pelandale Avenue freeway interchange project at tonight’s city council meeting.  According to the Modesto Bee’s article, “Modesto considers seizing sites for Pelandale freeway project,” the City has been negotiating with affected property and business owners since March, yet an… Read more »

County of Santa Barbara files eminent domain lawsuit against Wal-Mart, May 10, 2012

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By A.J. Hazarabedian Recently, the County of Santa Barbara began eminent domain proceedings to acquire property from Wal-Mart for the Union Valley Parkway project. As reported in the Lompoc Record article, “County files suit in UVP land case,” Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. owns three parcels that will be affected by the project.  These parcels are located… Read more »

California Eminent Domain Law Group’s Glenn Block Speaking at IRWA Chapter 1 Annual Valuation Seminar

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California Eminent Domain Law Group’s Glenn Block will be speaking at the IRWA Chapter 1 Annual Valuation Seminar on April 24, 2012. The seminar will be held at Quiet Cannon Montebello.  Glenn will be speaking with Michael Farrand, ASA of Higgins, Marcus & Lovett, Inc. about “How Does a Significant Change in Economic Conditions Affect… Read more »

The End of Redevelopment Agencies Halts Projects in the Planning for Years, 1/9/12

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By A.J. Hazarabedian Governor Brown’s plan to abolish redevelopment agencies followed by the recent California Supreme Court decision to do just that is having a profound effect on planned redevelopment projects. An article in the Sacramento Business Journal last week entitled, “Rancho Cordova won’t buy property through eminent domain,” explains how the city is now… Read more »

California Water Commission OK’s Eminent Domain for Delta Project, 11/18/11

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By A.J. Hazarabedian The California Water Commission voted Wednesday to begin eminent domain proceedings, affecting 20 landowners.  According to The Record‘s article “Vote clears state to seek eminent domain for drilling on delta properties,” the Commission is allowing the State Department of Water Resources to acquire permanent easements for drilling purposes from landowners in Sacramento… Read more »

California Eminent Domain Law Group Launches New Website, 11/11/11

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California Eminent Domain Law Group has launched a new firm website at www.eminentdomainlaw.net. The new website features updated case results, highlighting the successful results obtained for our property and business owner clients. The site also includes our informative California Eminent Domain Handbook.  The handbook is designed for property and business owners whose properties and/or businesses… Read more »

California Eminent Domain Law Group’s A.J. Hazarabedian Speaking at the 44th Annual Litigation Seminar

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A.J. Hazarabedian, Managing Partner at California Eminent Domain Law Group, APC, will be speaking at the 44th Annual Litigation Seminar on November 10, 2011. Glendale, CA – October 25, 2011 – California Eminent Domain Law Group’s A.J. Hazarabedian will be speaking at the 44th Annual Litigation Seminar, presented by the Southern California Appraisal Institute. The… Read more »