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IJ Iowa Eminent Domain Laws

WHAT IS EMINENT DOMAIN? 

In Iowa, eminent domain gives the government the power to take your property, even if you don’t want to sell. But under the Fifth Amendment, eminent domain must be for a “public use,” which traditionally meant projects like roads or bridges. Meanwhile, the government must pay the owners “just compensation” for their property. Read more…

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