Public projects can lead to private nightmares for property owners. For a skilled advocate to represent your interests in the taking of private land by the government, turn to the law firm of McBrayer.
Since its founding in 1963, our firm has protected the rights of property owners in eminent domain and other kinds of real estate litigation. With offices in Lexington, Louisville, Ashland, and Greenup, Kentucky, and Washington, D.C., we represent property owners throughout the United States.
Protecting your Right to Fair Compensation
Governments normally have the power to take private property for transportation and other public projects through the legal process of eminent domain (also known as condemnation). However, property owners have a right to fair compensation for what is taken. In addition, property owners may negotiate how much property is taken.
If you have received notice that your property is subject to taking or if you are aware of a public project that may involve your property, it's important to contact an attorney promptly. The earlier you contact us, the more options you will have. We can protect your interests at all stages of the eminent domain process, from negotiation through jury trial.
In addition to representing property owners, our lawyers have represented condemning authorities in eminent domain litigation. As a result, we know the steps that condemning authorities will take. We have substantial experience working with appraisers and know how to speak their language.
Take the First Step to Success
To discuss your case with one of our experienced eminent domain attorneys contact the firm online.
- Jon A. Woodall - Attorney Biography
Who We Serve
McBrayer protects property owners both in Kentucky and throughout the United States who are facing condemnation and want to establish their right to fair compensation for the taking of their land. We are prepared to help landowners at every stage of the eminent domain process and protect their interests from whoever is asserting a right to the land (such as municipalities, utility companies, or pipeline corporations).
We also have experience with representing condemning authorities in eminent domain litigation. Our attorneys are capable of advising authorities throughout the US in acquisition of real estate by agreement and through the use of eminent domain.