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 »

Eminent Domain Not an Option in San Pablo, 5/5/10

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By A.J. Hazarabedian We posted an article in March about San Pablo and the city council’s hope to reinstate the power of eminent domain for 12 years. In yesterday’s Mercury News there was a new article discussing the results of a recent city council meeting, where the San Pablo city council voted against “a series… Read more »