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Red Oak Pipeline & Future Condemnation Proceedings in Texas

Red Oak Pipeline & Future Condemnation Proceedings in Texas

Texas landowners are all too familiar with large oil pipeline projects. These projects, while great for oil and gas companies, often negatively impact both the environment and local communities. Texas condemnation law allows oil companies and governmental entities to...

What are the Pipeline Easement Rates in Texas?

What are the Pipeline Easement Rates in Texas?

By:   Alejandro L. Padua,  Attorney Head of Eminent Domain and Condemnation Practice Padua Law Firm, PLLC If a pipeline company has contacted you about installing and operating a pipeline across your property, there are many factors to consider before negotiating and...

Notice of Condemnation

Notice of Condemnation

What is a Notice of Condemnation? A Notice of Condemnation is a formal written notice from the federal government, or state or local government, advising the property owner that it intends to acquire the property through the power of eminent domain. Think of the...

Can the Government take Your Property? [What you need to know]

Can the Government take Your Property? [What you need to know]

Condemnation, in simplest terms, is the acquisition of private property by a certain public or private entity for public use. If you, as a landowner, are facing condemnation of your property, this concept may seem unjust and burdensome. It may even seem like, for...

How to Fight Eminent Domain

How to Fight Eminent Domain

Both the economy and population in the State of Texas are booming. New homes and businesses require improved infrastructure. Development and infrastructure improvements require land. Unfortunately for property owners in Texas, that may include your land. Many...

Beware of Fraudulent Timeshare Purchase Offers

Beware of Fraudulent Timeshare Purchase Offers

It’s easy to agree to a timeshare when you’re in the vacation state of mind. Resorts approach you while you are enjoying the clear waters of a relaxing beach, or escaping to the views of a mountain-side. The often impulsive decision to buy a timeshare brings the...

Startup Companies Mistakes to Avoid and Tips to Keep In Mind

Startup Companies Mistakes to Avoid and Tips to Keep In Mind

It’s hard to believe that companies such as Uber, Amazon, and Netflix began their incredibly successful journeys as startups. Many other services Americans use on a frequent basis probably began as startups, too—Postmates, Dropbox, and Slack, to name a few. These...