Chapter 10 - Condemnation

43.1001 Filing of complaint and declaration.

When the government desires to acquire any la…

43.1002 Possession immediately after service of notice.

When the government desires to enter into the…

43.1003 Compensation.

Along with the declaration of taking, the gov…

43.1004 Payment of compensation awarded.

Upon the application of the parties in intere…

43.1005 Vesting of title, and of right to compensate.

Upon the filing of the declaration of taking…

43.1006 Determination and award of compensation.

Just compensation shall be ascertained and aw…

43.1007 Failure of interested parties to appear.

When all of the parties interested in the pro…

43.1008 Cost of litigation.

Costs of litigation shall not be assessed aga…

43.1009 Title disputes-Determination.

(a) When a dispute as to the ownership of the…

43.1010 Arbitration of compensation disputes.

(a) When the government does not agree to pay…

43.1011 Appeal.

(a) The decision of the arbitrators may be ap…

43.1012 Payment of arbitrators.

Payment to arbitrators shall be made by the g…

43.1013 Incapacity of claimants.

When a question arises as to the legal capaci…

43.1020 Applicability of United States Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.

The Rules of Civil Procedure for the District…

43.1021 Complaint-Caption and contents-Names of defendants.

(a) The complaint shall contain a caption set…

43.1022 Filing complaint.

In addition to filing the complaint with the…

43.1023 Joinder of properties to be taken.

The government may join in the same action on…

43.1024 Order for distribution of deposit.

Following the filing of the complaint, the co…

43.1025 Notices-Delivery-Form.

(a) Upon the filing of the complaint, the gov…

43.1026 Service of notice.

Personal service of the notice, without copie…

43.1027 Proof of service.

Proof of service of the notice shall be made…

43.1028 Amendment of notice or proof of service.

Amendment of the notice or of proof of servic…

43.1029 Notice of appearance-Waiver of defenses.

(a) If a defendant has no objection or defens…

43.1030 Amendment of pleading.

(a) Without leave of court, the government ma…

43.1031 Substitution of parties.

(a) If a defendant dies, becomes incompetent…

43.1032 Dismissal of action.

If no hearing to determine the compensation t…

43.1033 Stipulated dismissal.

Before the entry of any judgment vesting the…

43.1034 Dismissal by court.

At any time before compensation for a piece o…

43.1035 Effect of dismissal.

Except as otherwise provided in the notice, o…

43.1036 Deposit of money-Distribution.

(a) The government shall deposit with the cou…