When should I hire a Texas eminent domain lawyer?

Now. Hiring an eminent domain lawyer early in the process will protect you from "selling yourself short" in terms of your property value. It will also help you avoid making mistakes early in the process that may damage your compensation claim in later settlement negotiations or at trial. Whether in pre-lawsuit negotiation or pursuing your rights in court, an eminent domain lawyer will advise you regarding the process and the best strategy to recover maximum compensation for your property.