Barron, Adler, Clough & Oddo, LLP is a boutique litigation firm exclusively devoted to eminent domain litigation, condemnation law, inverse condemnation and regulatory takings. For more than 30 years, the Texas condemnation lawyers at Barron, Adler, Clough & Oddo, LLP have almost exclusively represented clients facing a taking of their land or other property.
Barron, Adler, Clough & Oddo, LLP is guided by the principle that property rights are sacred and the right to own property is a fundamental right of Texas citizens. For many people, the purchase of property is the largest investment they will make in their lifetime.
Our attorneys have built a reputation for innovation and creativity and hard work. We not only apply the law, we help to develop it.
The government can interfere with the property rights of private citizens through the power of eminent domain. Eminent domain or condemnation law allows the government to seize property for a legitimate public use. However, the government must compensate the party whose property is taken by paying fair market value as well as paying for any damage that occurs to property that is not taken.
Although the government is required compensate you fairly, you may not agree with its determination of fair market value. In some cases, the government may not take your property for a legitimate public use. The unfair treatment of citizens in the condemnation or taking process is a fundamental violation of their constitutional, legal and moral rights. In such cases, the Texas condemnation attorneys at Barron, Adler, Clough & Oddo, LLP will vigorously fight to achieve a positive resolution for their clients.
We Are Passionate About Protecting the Rights of Property Owners
At Barron, Adler, Clough & Oddo, LLP, we treat every client as our most important client. We know that all our cases are of fundamental importance to the people involved. We consider having been asked to represent our clients a privilege. Our Austin and Houston eminent domain attorneys aggressively fight to protect the property rights of private citizens who have put their trust in us.
To benefit from our passion and expertise, complete our online contact form or visit Barron, Adler, Clough & Oddo, LLP’s Texas condemnation lawyers at our Austin or Houston offices.
News & Resources
Magellan Pipeline Announces 140 Miles of New Pipeline
August 2, 2018
Magellan Midstream Partners announced it will be expanding the west portion of its refined petroleum products pipeline system in Texas.
LCRA Announces New Mountain Home Transmission Powerline Project in Gillespie and Kerr Counties
July 23, 2018
The LCRA recently held an open house to announce and discuss a new 138kV transmission power line project serving the Mountain Home Substation. The powerline, which would be constructed with weathered steel or concrete monopoles, is expected to extend roughly 20 miles. The LCRA is currently preparing an application to the Public Utility Commission to determine the route of the new powerline.
New Permian Highway Pipeline Announced by Kinder Morgan
June 27, 2018
Kinder Morgan has announced plans to construct a gas pipeline connecting the Permian Basin to Houston, Corpus Christi, and hubs in Mexico. The 430 mile pipeline, dubbed the Permian Highway Pipeline, will be a joint venture between Kinder Morgan and Midland-based EagleClaw Midstream and is expected to cost $2 billion to construct. The pipeline is expected to be in operation by 2020.
Pipeline Bottleneck in the Permian Basin Leads to Shut In Wells
June 21, 2018
According to Scott, Sheffield, the Chairman of Pioneer Natural Resources Co., capacity to transport oil out of the Permian Basin is expected to reach capacity in the next three to four months. Mr. Sheffield indicated that some companies may have to shut in production or move rigs away given existing pipeline constraints.