Eminent Domain Legal

Joseph Dzida

Posted:
05/24/17
Joseph Dzida

San Bernardino County Transportation Authority plans the addition of 33-mile express lanes in each direction between Los Angeles/San Bernardino county line and Ford Street in Redlands.

Joseph Dzida

Posted:
04/25/17
Joseph Dzida

The Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC), in partnership with Caltrans, is investing $455 million to improve I-15 between Cajalco Road and State Route 60 (SR-60).

Joseph Dzida

Posted:
04/10/17
Joseph Dzida

California lawmakers approved Thursday, April 6, revenue and spending plan (Senate Bill 1) worth 52.4 billion dedicated to road, bridge, freeway repairs, and transit projects over the next decade.

Joseph Dzida

Posted:
11/18/16
Joseph Dzida

The people of Los Angeles County approved Measure M. As a result of the revenue that would be generated from this proposition, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) will be able to implement the Long Range Transportation Plan.

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Joseph Dzida

Posted:
10/04/16
Joseph Dzida

As construction begins on the Costa Mesa Freeway (SR-55) in 2020, now is the time to prepare to protect your own interests.

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Joseph Dzida

Posted:
09/12/16
Joseph Dzida

Earlier this year, the City of Los Angeles offered $2,000 to 75 individuals who owned part of the Los Angeles River channel in Elysian Valley. Why? When the City wished to construct a bike lane along the river, it discovered that individual property owners, and not the government, owned portions of the channel. It had…

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Joseph Dzida

Posted:
08/17/16
Joseph Dzida

If your property is subject to a government taking due to one of the numerous public works projects in California, your number one goal should be protecting your right to just compensation. The law requires the government to pay you the highest value you would receive on the open market for your property. How do…

Joseph Dzida

Posted:
07/25/16
Joseph Dzida

Touted as a “bold plan” to improve traffic in Los Angeles County, the Los Angeles County Traffic Improvement Plan could lead to new highway projects, rail projects and other transit and transportation projects. It could also hurt urban businesses. If it goes into effect, the plan would increase sales taxes by ½ cent in 2017,…

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Joseph Dzida

Posted:
04/18/16
Joseph Dzida

With the 2016 tax season wrapping up and new public works projects popping up around every corner, now is as good a time as any to discuss how eminent domain affects your taxes. Below are the most common questions property owners have about taxes when their property is being assessed for a government taking. Do…

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Joseph Dzida

Posted:
04/12/16
Joseph Dzida

A judge in Sacramento ruled in favor of the California High-Speed Rail Authority last month, allowing the Authority to continue its rail project between San Francisco and Los Angeles. The Kings County landowners who brought the lawsuit claimed that the Authority failed to deliver on its promises to California voters, who approved funding for the…

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