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Eminent Domain Disputes

Indianapolis Eminent Domain Attorneys

The government has a right to require you to sell your commercial or residential property for a public purpose. The government must, however, pay you just compensation for your property. This is known as eminent domain, and the attorneys at Clapp Ferrucci have vast experience representing both property owners and the government. We understand the complicated eminent domain procedure and work to ensure our clients receive the best results possible.

Property Rights in the Condemnation Process

The State of Indiana and local governments are to follow the legal process of condemnation (another name for eminent domain) to take landowners’ property for a public purpose such as:

  • Road expansion
  • Construction of a public building
  • Building a new bridge, interstate or toll road

Although the government has the right to take property that can be used for a greater good in the community, the property owner does have Constitutional rights that must be protected. The property owners has the right to be compensated fairly for the land and improvements taken. Our real estate attorneys are highly skilled at making sure our clients, whether the condemning authority or the property owners have their rights fully protected.

50 Years of Experience

At the law firm of Clapp Ferrucci, we have extensive experience representing both sides in eminent domain cases. Sean Clapp and Sean White have served as the primary attorneys for the City of Carmel regarding various roundabout projects in Carmel, including the complex 96th and Keystone Overpass Project. We understand the process and nuances of eminent domain law and have insured that the public is protected by working hard to pay compensation that is no more than what the property owner deserves.

When we have represented land owners, we work with highly skilled appraisers who can determine the current and long-term market value of your property. We are committed to leveling the playing field in the property owner’s favor. Our real estate attorneys are highly skilled at negotiating with the government using real numbers in our clients’ best interests.

Contact Our Experienced Indiana Condemnation Lawyers

At the heart of every eminent domain dispute are deep emotions. We understand you may feel like you have been forced to give up a lot, if the government is knocking at your door requesting your land. We won’t let you walk away from your land without securing fair compensation. Our condemnation attorneys offer a client-driven approach focused on addressing your fears with experienced legal counsel and advocacy. Contact us today to learn how we can help you take action during an initial consultation in Fishers, Indiana.

Sean M. Clapp

Mr. Clapp is the founding attorney of CLAPP FERRUCCI. Mr. Clapp has practiced complex business and real estate law for over 25 years.

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Stephen E. Ferrucci

Mr. Ferrucci is a partner in the Law Firm of Clapp Ferrucci. Mr. Ferrucci is a business lawyer with an emphasis…

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