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An Overview of Eminent Domain & Condemnation In South Carolina - Table of Contents

Posted by attorney Paul de Holczer

An Overview of Eminent Domain & Condemnation In South Carolina -

Table of Contents

PART 1 OF 6

Introduction

Overview

What is Condemnation?

Who can take my property?

Can the Condemnor take my property for any reason?

Who decides whether the condemnation of my property is for a public or private use?

How will I know whether the Condemnor really wants to take my property?

What can the Condemnor take?

PART 2 OF 6

The Right to Condemn

Does the Condemnor have the right to take my property?

Pre-Condemnation Planning

Should I be doing anything before my property is condemned?

If you consult an Attorney, consider asking these questions:

PART 3 OF 6

Chronology

What happens, and when, during a condemnation action?

Condemnation

Who serves on the Trial Jury?

Who serves on the Appraisal Panel?

What is a drawdown?

How do I know that my interests are protected and my concerns are being addressed?

PART 4 OF 6

Transfer of Possession

When will I be required to give up my property?

Appraising the Property

How will my property be appraised?

PART 5 OF 6

Compensation

If I don’t agree with the Condemnor’ offer, who decides how much money I get?

What am I entitled to be paid for?

Relocation Assistance

Residential Displacements

Non-Residential Displacements

Other Moving Items

PART 6 OF 6

Attorneys’ Fees & Costs

If I consult an attorney, what will it cost me?

Taxes and Tax Consequences

Do I pay taxes on the amount I receive as just compensation?

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