2020 Arkansas Code
Title 18 - Property
Subtitle 2 - Real Property
Chapter 15 - Eminent Domain
Subchapter 3 - Municipal Corporations Generally
§ 18-15-304. Hearing
(a) If it appears to the court or judge that notice has been served ten (10) days before the time of application, or has been published as provided, and that the notice is reasonably specific and certain, then the court or judge may set a time for the inquiry into and assessment of compensation by a jury before the court or judge.
(b) A jury shall be summoned for the purpose of making inquiry in the same manner that petit jurors are summoned in the circuit court for other purposes. The inquiry and assessment shall be made at the time appointed unless, for good cause, continued to another day to be specified.
(c) If, at the time of the application, it appears that any of the owners of property sought to be condemned are infants or of unsound mind, a guardian ad litem shall be appointed.
(d) The municipal corporation may be required to file a more full and accurate description of the property to be taken and the object proposed and maps, plats, and surveys if the court or judge deems them necessary or proper.