Florida’s Fourth DCA Rules That Early Acquisition Program Offer Does Not Constitute “First Offer” For Purposes Of Calculating Attorneys’ Fees

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In General Commercial Properties, Inc. v State of Florida Department of Transportation, the FDOT has made an offer to a property owner under the FDOT’ s early acquisition program (“EAP”) in 2005 as the property may have been needed for its project. At the time, FDOT did not have a project resolution authorizing  it to go forward with the project and to engage ...

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Eminent Domain Lawyer: When Can the Government Seize Private Property?

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By all rights, the government can seize a private property under eminent domain. However, this doesn’t make you completely powerless as an ordinary citizen against the state exercising this right. According to USLegal, the whole concept of eminent domain has its own constitutional limits to protect the rights of a homeowner in Tampa or anywhere else in the United States. There are certain requirements that would need to be fulfilled that would only allow the government to seize your property. ...

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Eminent Domain Attorney: Taking a Tampa Condemnation Case to Court

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“Eminent domain “is defined as the inherent power of the government to take a property which it deems necessary for public purpose. However, this power is not absolute as it has to pay you, the owner, an amount based on the property’s fair market value before it can actually obtain the said property. In this article, you will learn some key aspects of an eminent domain case and how you can achieve just compensation.

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Tampa Land Use Lawyer Is Positive About the New Vision for Channelside

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Change is coming to downtown Tampa’s Channelside District, and locals were provided a glimpse of what they can expect from the area in the next few years. Once completed, the massive land development project is expected to significantly enhance the community’s entertainment and business scenes.

A New Channelside for Tampa

Developer and Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik unveiled his vision for the ...

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Fighting for Your Landowner’s Rights Through an Eminent Domain Lawyer

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As a landowner, the decision to sell your property is an important one. Unfortunately, the choice of when, to whom, and by how much to sell your property is not always your choice. One possible reason behind this is the eminent domain law. Under this law, the city or state possesses the right to acquire private property for the sake of public use. Through this law, private lands and homes can be forcibly bought and demolished in order ...

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Eminent Domain Attorneys: Get the Most Out of Property With Valuation

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You’ve worked hard for your Tampa Bay property and spent many years building something you can be truly proud of—only to wake up one day and receive a condemnation notice from the government it wants your property for public use. You feel distraught and confused, wondering why you’ve suddenly become a target. You don’t want to lose your property, but what can you do?  It’s important to first understand the meaning of “eminent domain.”

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