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Acquiring Property by Eminent Domain

January 16, 2024 (1 min read)

Federal, state, and local governments may take private property for public purposes through eminent domain proceedings. Eminent domain laws differ by jurisdiction and the entity acquiring the real property. Read this practice note explaining New York’s eminent domain process for entities other than the State of New York.

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