Property Rights

& Eminent Domain

Protecting Your 5th Amendment rights

Ensuring Just Compensation

True North Law’s partners are nationally recognized for their expertise representing property owners in eminent domain and property rights litigation against the federal government, as well as state and local government.

As a nationally-recognized leader in property rights litigation, Thor helped write the book on Trails-To-Rails litigation, earning an exclusive spot on the National Owner’s Council as the National representative.

If you want to ensure you are justly compensated when the government takes your land, you need True North Law.

Decades Of Experience

National Leaders In Property Rights Litigation.

Defending your property rights and enforcing the government’s obligation to justly compensate you and other property owners is a specialized area of constitutional law and federal litigation. True North Law’s eminent domain and property rights litigation team, led by Thor Hearne, represent (or have represented) thousands of property owners throughout the nation in this unique field of constitutional and property law.


Trails Act Litigation


Eminent Domain


Property Rights

Cases & Briefs

Our Experience


True North Law Files Amicus Brief In US Supreme Court On Behalf Of Property Owner

True North Law Files Amicus Brief In US Supreme Court On Behalf Of Property Owner

True North Law filed an amicus curiae (or “friend of the court”) brief in the United States Supreme Court urging the Court to review the case of a Hawaii property owner who was prohibited from developing its land by the State of Hawaii.  True North filed its brief on behalf of four prestigious national property rights organizations and an esteemed property law scholar: Owners’ Counsel of America, the National Association of Reversionary Property Owners, NFIB Small Business Legal Center, Reason Foundation, and Law Professor Shelley Ross Saxer.

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Success Story

“Mr. Hearne,

We appreciate your work in representing the homeowners along the Legacy Trail in Mission Valley, Nokomis, FL.  The case was Rogers v. U.S.  Over a decade-long fight your firm held fast and was successful.  Thanks!”

Bob and Madeline Havlick

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