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Form 8 - Writ of Inquiry

Reference Number: MTAS-1336
Tennessee Code Annotated
Reviewed Date: September 12, 2017
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WRIT OF INQUIRY

State of Tennessee
County of ___________________

TO THE SHERIFF OF _____________________ COUNTY, TENNESSEE

A petition has been filed in the Circuit Court of ___________________ County, Tennessee, for the condemnation of certain rights described fully in the petition.

Now, therefore, as provided by the eminent domain laws of the state of Tennessee, you are commanded to summon the following to act as a Jury of View and to appear on the ______ day of _____________, 20___, at _______ o’clock in open court in the Circuit Court of _____________________ County, Tennessee, at [insert the place where the court sits]:

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The Jury of View will be sworn and instructed, and will go immediately to the premises, hear the testimony of witnesses, but no argument of counsel, and set apart by metes and bounds the property to be condemned, and inquire and assess the damages resulting from this taking, and report its findings in writing by each member of the Jury of View or a majority of them, which report shall be delivered to you and by you returned to this court.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and seal of this court on the ______ day of _____________, 20___.

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[insert herein the name of the clerk of court]

By _______________________
(Clerk or Deputy Clerk)

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