What happens when a quiet, four-lane highway becomes an interstate? Landowners along Route 70 from Hidden Hollow to Brier Creek to Stirrup Creek are about to find out. Crystal Coast owners are thrilled about the future upgrades. Converting Route 70 will cut travel time between the Research Triangle and the Crystal Coast, which is a […]
NCDOT says widening a section of Interstate 95 will improve safety and decrease traffic congestion. But how much will this project cost area landowners in terms of lost property and diminished property value? Interstate 95, which runs almost directly north-south from Miami to the Canadian border, is one of the oldest roads in the interstate […]
Changes to the I-40 and I-440 interchange will positively impact traffic in Raleigh, but it will impact landowners as well. Does your property fall within the limits of this eminent domain project?
Knowing how eminent domain can impact your family or business is paramount to getting a fair and just settlement.
Find out the most recent updates to several of North Carolina’s soon to be or already under way, eminent domain cases in the Triangle area.
The NCDOT has finally decided where the completion of I-540 will take place. Find out where and when the route will be constructed to see if you will be affected. Our Raleigh lawyers have monitored this land condemnation and eminent domain scenario for the past few years and can provide legal assistance to ensure you receive fair value for your property.
Most right-of-ways obtained by a condemnor (land condemning authority) are done so by a Right-of-Way Agreement. These Agreements are generated by the condemnor and presented to the landowner normally by a right-of-way agent working for the condemnor. Make sure you are not making a mistake with your signature.
In the past, we have blogged regarding the NC pipeline project. Since then, the plans have changed slightly but the natural gas pipelines are continuing to be built. Do the pipeline projects affect you and your residence? If you have been contacted by Dominion or Specra, learn how to protect your rights here!
Spectra and Dominion Energy companies are coming together to construct a natural gas pipeline that will cover the serving Pennsylvania, Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia, and North Carolina areas. As with any project of this scale, there is a lot of land that will be acquired for the project. Here at Kirk, Kirk, Howell, Cutler & Thomas’s eminent domain division, we will continue to update you as we learn about the details of this project. Read here for yourself!
The term condemnation commonly refers to a situation where governmental entities file a civil action to take private property. Most of the time, a basic condemnation action means that the government or other entity enacts an action as the plaintiff to take over the land. This leaves you, the property owner, as the defendant. Learn what your rights are and how to protect what is yours.