Farm Bureau can help members understand the eminent domain process and point them to experienced legal counsel.
The power of eminent domain has been in the news recently because of a highly visible political candidate. Eminent domain is revisited in two four-minute Legal with Leah podcasts with Ohio Farm Bureau Director of Ag Law Leah Curtis.
Do ATVs and utility vehicles fall under the sales tax exemption for agriculture? It depends, according to Leah Curtis, Ohio Farm Bureau’s director of agricultural law. Under Ohio law, the agricultural sales tax exemption applies to most items that will…
Owning land comes with special responsibilities, and Ohio Farm Bureau is here to help landowners better understand these issues and more. This toolkit contains essential information prepared by our legal team that will help answer questions unique to you as a property owner.
“Appropriation,” “eminent domain,” “condemnation” and “takings” are all terms that commonly refer to the government’s ability to take property for public use. However, there are limitations on this power from both the U.S. and Ohio Constitutions, as well as safeguards in the Ohio Revised Code, that protect landowners. Here are five important things to remember if you or your land becomes involved in an eminent domain situation.