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Code of Civil Procedure - CCP

PART 3. OF SPECIAL PROCEEDINGS OF A CIVIL NATURE [1063 - 1822.60]

  ( Part 3 enacted 1872. )

TITLE 7. EMINENT DOMAIN LAW [1230.010 - 1273.050]

  ( Title 7 repealed [comm. with Section 1237] and added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 1275. )

CHAPTER 5. Commencement of Proceeding [1250.010 - 1250.430]

  ( Chapter 5 added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 1275. )

ARTICLE 1. Jurisdiction and Venue [1250.010 - 1250.040]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 1275. )

1250.010.
  

Except as otherwise provided in Section 1230.060 and in Chapter 12 (commencing with Section 1273.010), all eminent domain proceedings shall be commenced and prosecuted in the superior court.

(Added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 1275.)

1250.020.
  

(a) Except as provided in subdivision (b), the proceeding shall be commenced in the county in which the property sought to be taken is located.

(b) When property sought to be taken is situated in more than one county, the plaintiff may commence the proceeding in any one of such counties.

(Added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 1275.)

1250.030.
  

(a) Except as provided in subdivision (b), the county in which the proceeding is commenced pursuant to Section 1250.020 is the proper county for trial of the proceeding.

(b) Where the court changes the place of trial pursuant to Section 1250.040, the county to which the proceeding is transferred is the proper county for trial of the proceeding.

(Added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 1275.)

1250.040.
  

The provisions of the Code of Civil Procedure for the change of place of trial of actions apply to eminent domain proceedings.

(Added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 1275.)

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