- “Render Unto Caesar What is Caesar’s, But No More” Money Grab by County Taxing Authority Held Unconstitutional
May 26, 2023
On May 25, 2023, the United States Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision in Tyler v. Hennepin County ruling in favor of a 94-year-old property owner from Minnesota who refused to accept the government’s alleged right to sell her home for unpaid real estate taxes and keep the excess proceeds above the amount necessary to ...
- Infrastructure Spending’s Impact On Franchise Sites
June 22, 2022
Over the next five years, the federal government expects to spend over a trillion dollars on a wide range of infrastructure projects, including road widenings, bridge repairs, and upgrading mass transit and the power grid (to name a few). Some projects will require the government to exercise its power of eminent domain to take private ...
- Property Owners to Continue Fight After Setback From United States Supreme Court
June 29, 2021
In a 5 to 4 decision, the United States Supreme Court ruled that PennEast Pipeline (“PennEast”) can use the power of eminent domain to take property rights from the State of New Jersey. The case in question involves a 113-mile natural gas pipeline project proposed by PennEast that requires the company to acquire real estate from ...
- Can the Power of Eminent Domain be Used to Address the Urban Foreclosure Crisis?
May 28, 2014
Timothy Duggan Esq., Shareholder and Chair of the Stark & Stark’s Eminent Domain Group, was a featured guest on the newest episode of NJTV’s Due Process titled “Foreclosures: A New Way Out?”
- Stark & Stark Shareholder Timothy P. Duggan Published in Star Ledger Op-Ed
January 30, 2014
Stark & Stark Shareholder Timothy P. Duggan, Chair Stark & Stark’s Bankruptcy & Creditor’s Rights, Eminent Domain and Real Estate Tax Appeal Groups, was a Star-Ledger Guest Columnist in the op-ed article “Irvington’s Eminent Domain Plan Not the Answer,” published on January 29, 2014.