John Bowen Published in Lawyer Monthly
The article “10 Essential Facts You Should Know About Eminent Domain” by John Bowen discusses eminent domain and how it works with 10 important facts to know about this law.
“Eminent domain is the governmental power to take private property for a public purpose. But, what does this mean exactly? When the federal, state or local government, or any agency possessing the power of eminent domain such as the Massachusetts Highway Department or the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, need a piece of property for a public purpose, it can take the title to that property from the owner by law of eminent domain.”
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