Interesting tidbit on the website for Brent Simon Law Group, The Eminent Domain Process, COMMON QUESTIONS ABOUT THE PROCESS:
WILL I BE REQUIRED TO PAY ANY ATTORNEYS FEES OR COSTS?
Florida Statutes require the government pay reasonable attorney fees and expert costs. Although some attorneys may seek a portion of the money paid for your land or business, BRENT SIMON LAW GROUP is satisfied with the attorneys fee and costs which the Florida Statues require the government to pay based on benefit the firm obtains for the client. The owner pays no attorneys fee nor cost!
Given that landowners say Sabal Trail Transmission is sending eminent domain letters in Florida citing Florida law, with law firms like that there’s no obvious reason for any landowner not to retain an attorney to fight the pipeline.
This is one in a series of posts about eminent domain attorneys, and not an endorsement of any particular attorney.
This one is:
Brent Simon Law Group
3 thoughts on “Government has to pay eminent domain attorney costs –Brent Simon Law Group”
why is this news- that has always been the law I thought…..
but maybe i’m wrong- never did an eminent domain case
It was news to me, since I’m not a lawyer and I never actually dealt with eminent domain. I suspect many people don’t know about this. -jsq