Maine Revised Statutes

§2506. Appeals; costs

Either party aggrieved by the assessment of damages may, within 20 days after the award, appeal to the Superior Court as follows. [1987, c. 141, Pt. A, §6 (NEW).]

1. Complaint and notice.  When the appeal is taken the appellant shall:
A. Include in the complaint a statement setting forth substantially the facts of the case; and [1987, c. 141, Pt. A, §6 (NEW).]
B. Give written notice of the appeal with a copy of the complaint to the opposite party. [1987, c. 141, Pt. A, §6 (NEW).]
[ 1987, c. 141, Pt. A, §6 (NEW) .]
2. Decision.  After entry, the matter shall be determined by a jury, or by the court by agreement of parties, in the same manner as other civil actions.
[ 1987, c. 141, Pt. A, §6 (NEW) .]
3. Costs.  If the person constructing the line appeals and the award is not decreased, the person constructing the line shall pay the costs. If the applicant appeals and the award is not increased, the applicant shall pay the costs.
[ 1987, c. 141, Pt. A, §6 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1987, c. 141, §A6 (NEW).