Pre-Condemnation Entry: Procedure Can Be Unconstitutional, 4/25/14

Posted & filed under In the News, Just Compensation, The Eminent Domain Process.

The Third Appellate District Court of Appeals has ruled that pre-condemnation entry on to the property an agency is seeking to condemn may be unconstitutional. If upheld, it will ultimately create significant obstacles for agencies to overcome in attempts to progress with eminent domain actions. Historically, California law entitled agencies to enter properties “to make… Read more »

Piercing studio may get booted for books; The Signal, 11/23/08

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City will consider using eminent domain to make room for updated Newhall library By Tammy Marashlian  In quest of the final piece of property to build a new Newhall library, the Santa Clarita City Council will take up the possibility of eminent domain at Tuesday’s meeting. Just Passing Thru, a piercing studio open since 1994,… Read more »