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1. Condemnation Guidelines Suggested by the United States Judicial Conference
2. 9-Point Program For Settlement Or Dismissal Within One Year
3. Policy Regarding Consent to Trial of Condemnation Cases by United States Magistrates
4. Condemnation Procedures—Filing and Serving Complaints—Materials to be Secured From Acquiring Agency By United States
5. Documents To Be Prepared By USAs Prior To Filing Condemnation Actions
6. Procedures In Filing Complaints In Condemnation
7. Procedures In Continuing Title Evidence
8. Procedures In Serving Notices Of Condemnation
9. Responses To Challenges Of A Taking
10. Procedures For Excluding Or Dismissing Land From Condemnation Proceeding
11. Procedure For Ascertainment Of Just Compensation
12. Procedure For Retaining Services Of An Independent Appraiser
13. Procedure For Distribution Of Funds Deposited In Court
14. Moving For A New Trial Or Objection To A Commission's Award
15. Procedures In Securing A Check To Satisfy Deficiency Judgment
16. Procedure With Respect To Processing Settlement Offers
17. Settlement Offer Within Authority
18. Settlement Offer Exceeds Authority; Lack Of Agency Concurrence
19. Finalizing Settlement
20. The Appraisal Unit——Area Of Responsibility
21. Analysis Of Appraisal Reports By United States Attorneys
22. Obtaining Additional Appraisals
24. Complaint In Condemnation
25. Complaint In Condemnation In Districts Which Have Adopted The Judicial Conference Guidelines
26. Amended Complaint
27. Notice Of Condemnation
28. Letter Advising Landowners Of Filing Of Action And Deposit Of Funds
29. Motion To Join Additional Parties
30. Stipulation For Revestment
31. Stipulation And Joint Motion To Dismiss
32. Application For Withdrawal Of Funds
33. Motion For Disbursement Of Funds
34. Stipulation As To Amount Of Just Compensation
35. Motion For Order For Delivery Of Possession
36. Certificate For Service By Publication
37. Certificate Of Publication And Mailing
38. Final Judgment For Use When No Declaration Of Taking Has Been Filed
39. Order Appointing Guardian Ad Litem
40. Order Of Dismissal
41. Order For Disbursement Of Funds
42. Order Of Final Distribution
43. Judgment On Stipulation Of Just Compensation
44. Order For Delivery Of Possession
45. Order Appointing Commission
46. Notice And Acknowledgment Of Receipt Of Notice Of Condemnation
47. Certificate Of Inspection And Possession
48. Certificate Of Title
49. Disclaimer
50. Answer Of Tax Collector
51. Answer Of Lienholder
52. Waiver Of Service
53. Affidavit Of Heirship
54. Notice Of Hearing
55. Motion For Summary Judgment In Amount Of Option
56. Memorandum In Support Of Motion For Summary Judgment
57. Show Cause Order
58. Order Granting Summary Judgment
59. Guidance Concerning The Conduct Of Indian Litigation
60. Form USA-155—Memorandum of Condemnation Compromise Settlement
61. Form OBD-43—Proposed Settlement of the Government's Liability
62. Form LDN-18—Report on Condemnation Award or Verdict
63. Form OBD-47—Request, Authorization and Agreement for Fees and Expenses of Witnesses
64. Instructions For Completion Of Form OBD-47
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