This handbook is for property owners and business owners whose properties and/or businesses are being taken from them by the government through the power of eminent domain. This handbook is intended to acquaint you with the law and procedures applicable to California eminent domain proceedings, and with the compensation to which you are entitled.
This handbook is intended only as an aid for understanding general eminent domain issues. It does not constitute legal advice and may not be relied upon for that purpose. Laws are subject to change at any time and any such change could render the information contained in this guide obsolete. Legal counsel should be contacted for specific advice regarding specific cases. To do so, simply click on the Contact Us link on this page for the phone number, e-mail and other contact information for California Eminent Domain Law Group, APC, the publishers of this site.
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