Terms Used In Missouri Laws 351.280

  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Person: includes , without limitation, an individual, a foreign or domestic corporation whether not for profit or for profit, a partnership, a limited liability company, an unincorporated society or association, two or more persons having a joint or common interest, or any other entity. See Missouri Laws 351.015
  • Property: includes real and personal property. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Shareholder: means one who is a holder of record of shares in a corporation. See Missouri Laws 351.015

If any execution shall have been issued against any corporation, and there cannot be found any property or effects whereon to levy the same, then such execution may be issued against any of the shareholders to the extent of the amount of the unpaid balance of such shares by him or her owned; provided, always, that no execution shall issue against any shareholder except upon an order of the court in which the action, suit or other proceedings shall have been brought or instituted, made upon motion in open court, after sufficient notice, in writing, to the person sought to be charged; and, upon such motion, such court may order execution to issue accordingly; and provided further, that no shareholder shall be individually liable in any amount over and above the amount of shares owned.