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Middlesex County business attorneys assisting clients in New Jersey in matters involving constitutional law disputes.

How Can Eminent Domain Be Violated in New Jersey?

Eminent domain refers to the inherent power of the state to seize a citizen’s property rights with due monetary compensation, but also without the owner’s consent. Usually this occurs if the property is being taken for governmental use, or for third parties who need it for public use or economic development. Your land can be taken for various reasons, such as public utilities, highways, railroads, or public safety reasons. Eminent domain must occur with a fair and just compensation, but some people still believe that it violates basic American rights. What Could Eminent Domain Be Violating? Morality: The biggest reason for why people believe that eminent domain is abused is the fact that it is morally wrong to kick people out of their homes without their consent. No matter the reason, money doesn’t cover the memories and family establishment that many people feel they are losing. There have been various…
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