Protecting Your Property Image. Ryan & Ryan will help you answer the following questions when the government is interested in taking your property through the use of eminent domain:

  1. How do I protect my business if my property is being condemned?
  2. Will the taking of part of my property reduce the value of what remains?
  3. How do I obtain commercial value even though my property is zoned residential or agricultural?
  4. Which expert witnesses should I hire to establish the current fair market value of my property?
  5. How do I deal with environmental contamination?
  6. What is the maximum amount of relocation benefits and moving expenses I am entitled to receive?
  7. Will my pre-condemnation conduct without a lawyer hurt my case?
  8. How do I decide how much money to spend litigating with the government?
  9. Is there a way to minimize my expenses while still maximizing my recovery?
  10. What tools are available to make sure the owner receives all compensation guaranteed by the United States and Illinois Constitution?
  11. How do I determine what law firm can best represent me?