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12-1146. Waiver of certain rights by persons in interest; determination of issues; judgment on issues; appointment of guardian ad litem

A. All persons who have not filed written objections with the court prior to the time of the hearing specified in the notice prescribed by section 12-1145, shall be deemed to have waived the right to file objections as to the sufficiency and validity of the complaint, the action and the relief sought thereby, and of the right of plaintiff to take title and possession prior to final judgment, as authorized by section 12-1155. All persons who have not filed with the clerk of the court prior to the date of hearing specified in the notice prescribed in section 12-1145, written demand for trial by jury as to the amount of compensation to be awarded shall be deemed to have waived the right.

B. The court, at the time specified in the notice, after hearing and determining all issues of fact and law raised by the objections which have been filed, shall enter a final judgment with respect to such issues, and thereafter there shall remain for determination only the amount of the compensation to be paid and the persons entitled thereto.

C. If an infant or other person under legal disability does not appear in the proceedings by his duly authorized legal representative, the court shall appoint a guardian ad litem to represent such person's interest in the proceedings before the special master appointed as provided by section 12-1147.