How to Attack or Defend Comparable Sales: Condemnee’s Perspective

Posted by on April 8, 2013 in Blog, events, news | 0 comments

Educational Material: by Christian F. Torgrimson and Elizabeth R. Story

The Comparable Sales approach is considered the preferred method of ascertaining fair market value of land being taken by eminent domain. It is imperative that condemnation attorneys make the most of the two opportunities they have to attack or defend comparable sales: during deposition and cross examination. This paper explores the due diligence, the appropriate questions, and the conclusions that can be drawn from deposing and cross examining an expert on comparable sales. CLICK HERE to continue reading and learn more about the methods for choosing comparable sales experts, ways to promote or discredit experts, and the best time to introduce questions and conclusions.

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