Tag Archive for Eminent Domain

More On Dune Replenishment – Taking Private Property Without Just Compensation

The Borough of Mantoloking is one of several beachfront municipalities that has asked owners of beach-front property to donate their private property to the municipality. A copy of the most recent form of dedication agreement (identified as an easement) is available on the Borough’s website here.

A Warning To Those Who Exercise Eminent Domain Powers

By Michael M. Shapiro Earlier this month, a three-judge panel upheld a decision awarding $18 million to the Halper family, former owners of a farm in Piscataway, which was taken by the township through eminent domain. The Halpers had argued…