If the agent of the United States and the owner of the lands or right-of-way to be condemned cannot agree as to the terms of the sale and purchase thereof, the probate court of the county in which such lands or any part thereof may lie may, on the application of the agent of the United States, proceed to condemn such lands to such uses as may be provided for.

(Code 1852, §22; Code 1867, §23; Code 1876, §20; Code 1886, §20; Code 1896, §627; Code 1907, §2414; Code 1923, §3148; Code 1940, T. 59, §4.)

Terms Used In Alabama Code 42-2-1

  • Probate: Proving a will
  • United States: includes the territories thereof and the District of Columbia. See Alabama Code 1-1-1