535.110. Applications for appeals shall be allowed and conducted in the manner provided as in other civil cases; but no application for an appeal shall stay execution unless the defendant give bond, with security sufficient to secure the payment of all damages, costs and rent then due, into court within ten days after an entry of the judgment by the trial court, all other provisions of law to the contrary notwithstanding. Additional conditions of the appeal bond shall be to stay waste and to pay all subsequently accruing rent, if any, into court within ten days after it becomes due, pending determination of the appeal. Execution for the purposes of restoring possession shall be stayed pending an appeal if the losing party posts a sufficient appeal bond.

Terms Used In Missouri Laws 535.110

  • appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.

(RSMo 1939 § 3002, A.L. 1945 p. 1107, A.L. 1978 H.B. 1634, A.L. 1983H.B. 175, A.L. 1985 S.B. 5, et al., A.L. 1986 S.B. 741, A.L. 2014H.B. 1410 merged with S.B. 655, A.L. 2016 H.B. 1862)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 2615; 1919 § 6909; 1909 § 7912