§ 501 Jurisdiction
§ 502 Service of Notice of Acquisition
§ 503 Filing and Service of Claims; Notice of Appearance
§ 504 Content of Claim, or Notice of Appearance
§ 505 Proof of Title; Conflicting Claims
§ 506 Note of Issue; Statement of Readiness
§ 507 Answer; Affirmative Defenses
§ 508 Filing of Appraisals; Reports of Other Expert Witnesses
§ 509 Pretrial Conferences
§ 510 View
§ 511 Joint or Consolidated Trials
§ 512 Decision of the Court
§ 513 Judgment
§ 514 Interest; Suspension

Terms Used In New York Laws > Eminent Domain Procedure > Article 5 - Procedure for Determining Just Compensation

  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • commission: shall mean the Michigan Street African American Heritage Corridor commission created pursuant to this article. See N.Y. Parks, recreation and historic preservation Law 41.03
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • heritage corridor: shall mean the preservation corridor located between Broadway, Eagle, Elm and Nash to William street, William street (east) to Pine street, and Pine street (south) to Eagle street in downtown Buffalo including structures, such as the J. See N.Y. Parks, recreation and historic preservation Law 41.03
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • plan: shall mean a document prepared in conformance with the provisions of section 35. See N.Y. Parks, recreation and historic preservation Law 31.01
  • Pretrial conference: A meeting of the judge and lawyers to discuss which matters should be presented to the jury, to review evidence and witnesses, to set a timetable, and to discuss the settlement of the case.
  • Ranking minority member: The highest ranking (and usually longest serving) minority member of a committee or subcommittee.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • State agency: shall mean any state department, agency, board or commission of the state, or a public benefit corporation or public authority at least one of whose members is appointed by the governor. See N.Y. Parks, recreation and historic preservation Law 31.01