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Pipeline Survey Notice to Landowners Was Inadequate (access required)

Atlantic Coast Pipeline failed to pro­vide adequate notice to Nelson County landowners to gain entry onto their land to conduct surveys for a proposed natural gas pipeline, says a Nelson County Circuit Court; the notice’s statement of entry “on or ...

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Trespass Claim Based on Invalid Permit Filed Too Late (access required)

Although plaintiff landowner did not discover until 2011 that VDOT errone­ously issued a permit for defendant tele­phone company to install underground power lines on plaintiff’s property, plain­tiff’s 2015 suit alleging claims for continu­ing trespass and inverse condemnation is time-barred, says ...

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Suit over title to property relied on motions practice – $6,240 Settlement (access required)

This is a complex title related lawsuit in­volving several parties. The parties engaged in heavy motions practice before Fair­fax Circuit Judges Robert Smith and John Tran. The case centered on a lien pri­ority dispute involv­ing several parties over a $3.2M ...

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Jurisdiction Holds for Reduced Highway ‘Take’ (access required)

A Dinwiddie County Circuit Court holds that the Highway Commissioner’s amend­ment of a certificate of take to reduce the property taken does not nullify the bona fide offer to purchase as a condition prece­dent for the court’s jurisdiction. The commissioner ...

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Commissioner Seeks to Reduce Highway ‘Take’ (access required)

A Dinwiddie County Circuit Court de­nies a property owner’s motion to dismiss the Commissioner of Highways’ petition for condemnation and request to partial­ly invalidate the certificate of take in this case involving property near the intersec­tion of Cox Road and ...

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