As a landowner in Ontario, having your property expropriated can be quite stressful and complicated. Our firm is ready to assist from the moment you find out that your property might be expropriated, and provide our clients with the strategic guidance they need to navigate the expropriation process. We provide completely free consultation to prospective clients to help ensure they are well informed about their rights as landowners and the options available to them.
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The lawyers at Bisceglia & Associates possess a comprehensive expertise in assisting landowners in matters relating to the expropriation of lands by expropriating authorities. Our extensive experience in the areas of construction, municipal, and development law allow us to provide complete access to experts and a full range of services to our clients in any expropriation matter.
WHAT IS “EXPROPRIATION”?
Expropriation describes the process where a landowner is forced to lose ownership of their property to an “expropriating authority,” for government use or where the government authorizes it. A landowner must be compensated for any property that is taken, but disputes can arise about the value of that property and the amount of compensation that the owner is entitled to.
WHO IS AFFECTED BY EXPROPRIATION?
The term landowner, or “owner,” includes registered property owners, tenants, trustees, guardians, executors, mortgagees, or any person otherwise entitled to an interest in the property. Check with us to see if you might be entitled to compensation from an expropriation.
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