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The government may attempt to seize part or all of a privately owned property for the purpose of constructing public roads or buildings using a power called eminent domain. There are times when the property owner may have to accept the compensation and forfeit the property. However, there are times when the government attempts to take property unjustly and violates the property owner’s rights. In these cases, an eminent domain attorney may be able to help you defend your rights and protect your property. They may also help you fight for higher compensation for the property. When you become victim to unjust government property taking, contact Marcellino & Tyson. We are a Charlotte, NC based law firm that handles eminent domain cases. Our attorneys have extensive experience representing property owners in eminent domain lawsuits.

Government agencies are well-equipped with experienced lawyers and experts. They will defend themselves aggressively when asked for fair compensation. For that reason, you need to partner with a local attorney who has proven success defending the constitutional rights of landowners in your area. Our attorneys are determined to protect the rights of landowners in both NC and SC by standing up to the government with strong evidence of their unjust actions. With our representation, you stand a chance at getting what is rightfully yours. Call (704) 919-1519 or fill out our online contact form in order to schedule an appointment with an experienced attorney.

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Eminent Domain Attorney

Since the government has the power of eminent domain, it can take private property and convert it for public use. However, the Fifth Amendment of the U.S Constitution requires the government to provide “just compensation” to the property owner in order to exercise eminent domain. When you are facing a government agency in an eminent domain lawsuit, you need top-notch representation. Our attorneys are dedicated and passionate about protecting the rights of private property owners in the Charlotte, NC area. We assist clients in property rights litigation in the following areas:

  • Mecklenburg County, NC
  • Cabarrus County, NC
  • Gaston County, NC
  • Union County, NC
  • York County, SC
  • Lancaster County, SC

Eminent Domain Lawsuit

There are several ways that an eminent domain attorney can assist a private landowner. If the government begins clearing land or preparing for construction on your property before finishing a formal condemnation proceeding, we can defend your rights in court. When the government tries to take your property and offers you unsatisfactory compensation, we can represent you. It is not uncommon for government agencies to go after properties for the lowest price they can possibly get. It can be a battle for property owners to get a fair evaluation without effective legal representation.

Eminent Domain Law Firm

The Constitution requires the government to provide you with just compensation. Don’t let them evict you from your home without paying the price you deserve. Contact Marcellino & Tyson, PLLC as soon as you receive an eviction notice. Our law firm is experienced in working with appraisers to prove the true value of your home to the court.

Our attorneys can also help you seek compensation if a government project on nearby land negatively impacts the value of your property. If government construction projects have lowered your property value or affected your ability to use your property, you may be able to claim compensation. In these cases, the real estate often loses value due to a zoning change. For example, property in an industrial zone may not be worth as much as property in a residential zone. This is not exactly a case of eminent domain, but it requires similar legal knowledge.

Contact Marcellino & Tyson to speak with an eminent domain attorney and review your options.

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