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Eminent Domain Practice 2020 Edition

Practical guide for attorneys representing property owners or government entities in eminent domain proceedings.
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This handbook sets forth the components of an eminent domain action from the initial pleadings to trial procedures to appeals. Whether representing property owners or government authorities, this is an invaluable guide to pleadings by the state and the condemnee. Chapter topics include quick-take, valuation of property, leasehold damages and awards, federal eminent domain practice, and environmental issues. The handbook also includes a wide variety of sample forms, including a Complaint for Condemnation, First-Contact Letter, Motion for Production or Witnesses and Documents, Publication Notice, Agreed Protective Order, and Declaration of Taking.

Chapter 1 — The Power of Eminent Domain: Introduction and Overview
Richard F. Friedman, Neal & Leroy, LLC, Chicago

Chapter 2 — Initial Procedures and Pleadings of the State and Other Condemning Bodies
Richard F. Friedman, Neal & Leroy, LLC, Chicago

Chapter 3 — Pleadings and Procedures by the Condemnee
B. Jay Dowling, Clayborne & Wagner LLP, Belleville

Chapter 4 — Quick-Take
Valerie M. Moehle, Moehle, Swearingen & Lobacz, Ltd., Pekin

Chapter 5 — Eminent Domain Proceedings by Government Authorities Other Than the State
John W. Damisch, Damisch & Damisch Ltd., Chicago

Chapter 6 — Pretrial Procedure
Joseph B. VanFleet and Noah A. Menold, Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC, Peoria

Chapter 7 — Valuation of Property in Eminent Domain
Christopher J. Murdoch, Emry Murdoch LLC, Chicago

Chapter 8 — Trial Procedure and Technique
William L. Broom III, Barrett, Twomey, Broom, Hughes & Hoke LLP, Carbondale

Chapter 9 — Mandamus and Inverse Condemnation
Joseph B. VanFleet, Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC, Peoria, and Chase M. Hundman, Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC, Chicago

Chapter 10 — Leasehold Damages and Awards in Eminent Domain
Joseph B. VanFleet, Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC, Peoria, and Ariane M. Janz, Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC, Chicago

Chapter 11 — Federal Eminent Domain Practice
Meghan S. Largent and Lindsay S. C. Brinton, Lewis Rice LLC, St. Louis

Chapter 12 — Environmental Law Issues in Eminent Domain Litigation
Michele Sibley Gonzales, Elle Law Group LLC, Oak Park, and Mark J. Steger, Clark Hill PLC, Chicago

Chapter 13 — Appeals
Patricia A. Small, Barrett, Twomey, Broom, Hughes & Hoke LLP, Carbondale

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This handbook sets forth the components of an eminent domain action from the initial pleadings to trial procedures to appeals. Whether representing property owners or government authorities, this is an invaluable guide to pleadings by the state and the condemnee. Chapter topics include quick-take, valuation of property, leasehold damages and awards, federal eminent domain practice, and environmental issues. The handbook also includes a wide variety of sample forms, including a Complaint for Condemnation, First-Contact Letter, Motion for Production or Witnesses and Documents, Publication Notice, Agreed Protective Order, and Declaration of Taking.

Chapter 1 — The Power of Eminent Domain: Introduction and Overview
Richard F. Friedman, Neal & Leroy, LLC, Chicago

Chapter 2 — Initial Procedures and Pleadings of the State and Other Condemning Bodies
Richard F. Friedman, Neal & Leroy, LLC, Chicago

Chapter 3 — Pleadings and Procedures by the Condemnee
B. Jay Dowling, Clayborne & Wagner LLP, Belleville

Chapter 4 — Quick-Take
Valerie M. Moehle, Moehle, Swearingen & Lobacz, Ltd., Pekin

Chapter 5 — Eminent Domain Proceedings by Government Authorities Other Than the State
John W. Damisch, Damisch & Damisch Ltd., Chicago

Chapter 6 — Pretrial Procedure
Joseph B. VanFleet and Noah A. Menold, Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC, Peoria

Chapter 7 — Valuation of Property in Eminent Domain
Christopher J. Murdoch, Emry Murdoch LLC, Chicago

Chapter 8 — Trial Procedure and Technique
William L. Broom III, Barrett, Twomey, Broom, Hughes & Hoke LLP, Carbondale

Chapter 9 — Mandamus and Inverse Condemnation
Joseph B. VanFleet, Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC, Peoria, and Chase M. Hundman, Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC, Chicago

Chapter 10 — Leasehold Damages and Awards in Eminent Domain
Joseph B. VanFleet, Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC, Peoria, and Ariane M. Janz, Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC, Chicago

Chapter 11 — Federal Eminent Domain Practice
Meghan S. Largent and Lindsay S. C. Brinton, Lewis Rice LLC, St. Louis

Chapter 12 — Environmental Law Issues in Eminent Domain Litigation
Michele Sibley Gonzales, Elle Law Group LLC, Oak Park, and Mark J. Steger, Clark Hill PLC, Chicago

Chapter 13 — Appeals
Patricia A. Small, Barrett, Twomey, Broom, Hughes & Hoke LLP, Carbondale

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