Eminent Domain & Condemnation Lawyers
Eminent domain law is both highly technical and complex and by choosing an experienced eminent domain and condemnation lawyer you can protect your legal rights, challenges and the determination of just compensation. Our eminent domain and condemnation attorneys are involved in all aspects of eminent domain proceedings, from responding to good faith offers, settlement, trial and appeal. We review whether the government is properly exercising its authority and if so, we then work to obtain “just compensation” for our clients by working with the taking authority to negotiate the best result.
The eminent domain and condemnation lawyers at the Smith & Haskell Law Firm, LLP represent property owners in eminent domain takings involving:
- Electric power line easements
- Oil and gas pipeline easements
- Access roadways for oil and gas production activities
- Municipal water pipeline easements
- Wastewater treatment pipeline easements
- Highway and road expansion projects by agencies including South Carolina Department of Transportation
- Expansion projects by school districts, cities, counties and other local and state entities
Located in Spartanburg, South Carolina, the eminent domain and condemnation attorneys at the Smith & Haskell Law Firm, LLP handle condemnation matters throughout the Upstate of South Carolina including the counties of Spartanburg, Greenville, Anderson, Chester, Laurens, Pickens, Richland, York, Cherokee, Union, and Oconee.
Legal Resources on Eminent Domain & Condemnation
For general informational purposes, we have provided relevant information to frequently asked questions governing eminent domain in South Carolina. Both the U.S. Constitution and the State of South Carolina through the South Carolina Eminent Domain Procedure Act provide legal authority for eminent domain.
Choose an Eminent Domain Attorney / Condemnation Lawyer
If you have been approached by a government agency regarding eminent domain or condemnation, contact a eminent domain and condemnation attorney at the Smith & Haskell Law Firm, LLP at 864.582.6277 today to schedule an appointment to discuss your legal and constitutional rights. For legal matters related to eminent domain, we provide initial consultations at no charge.
We also provide legal representation based on the traditional contingency fee arrangement recognized in condemnation law. In many cases, an owner’s attorney fees are reimbursed by the condemning agency. We are ready to put our experienced trial attorneys to work for you.
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