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Condemnation/Eminent Domain

Condemnation/Eminent Domain involves the taking of real property by certain public entities and limited private entities for public projects or for purposes that, theoretically, will benefit the public at large. McDonald Sanders possesses a broad background in condemnation/eminent domain matters. McDonald Sanders' experience on both sides of the court room isle gives the firm a unique perspective on the handling of these difficult, and sometimes emotional, cases.

McDonald Sanders has represented various entities with the power of condemnation/eminent domain including:

  • Independent School Districts
  • Utilities
  • Railroads
  • Municipalities

However, the firm has also represented numerous land and business owners, as well as home owners, in condemnation/eminent domain proceedings brought by:

  • Gas Pipeline Companies, including, gas utilities and gas corporations
  • The State of Texas and its Agencies
  • Tarrant County
  • The City of Fort Worth
  • Community College Districts
  • Water Improvement Districts

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