Eminent domain concerns continue for landowners

When Ohio landowners are faced with losing property rights through eminent domain, the law doesn’t make it easy for them to defend their own interests.

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Community Council Fall 2021 Discussion Guide

Ohio Farm Bureau values input from community councils, which contribute to the grassroots policy making process for the organization.

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Legal with Leah: Ohio Scenic Rivers Program

If a scenic river is deemed so, does that have any limit on private property rights of the adjoining landowners?

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SB 52 changes wind, solar landscape

A recently enacted piece of legislation regarding solar and wind power signals a shift in landowner rights when it comes to the location of these energy developments.

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Across the table: Bridging the rural, urban divide

The Ohio Agriculture and Rural Communities Action Plan puts Farm Bureau’s priority issues front and center, brings people together, and creates opportunities for agriculture.

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Property rights fight continues

The Ohio Supreme Court ruled in February on behalf of Ohio Farm Bureau members in a case involving eminent domain and court appeals.

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Legal with Leah: Eminent domain

Policy Counsel Leah Curtis explains what landowners need to know if faced with an eminent domain lawsuit.

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Farm Bureau supports landowners in eminent domain cases

The cases revolve around expanded transmission line easements being sought by Ohio Power (AEP), including on land owned by county Farm Bureau members.

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Legal with Leah: Landowner liability, part 2

In part 2 of the landowner liability series, Ohio Farm Bureau Policy Counsel Leah Curtis looks at the instances where a landowner could be found liable for a trespassers’ injuries, explaining intentional conduct and attractive nuisance.

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Legal with Leah: Landowner liability

There are quite a few advantages of being a landowner, including tax deductions, returns on the investment and potential borrowing power. But owning land also comes with some liability. Leah Curtis explains.

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