§ 214.010 Local government may acquire and dispose of cemeteries within boundaries — …
§ 214.020 City may establish perpetual care cemetery fund — receive gifts — …
§ 214.030 Cemetery lots, conveyed by deed
§ 214.035 Conveyance of cemetery property to political subdivision, when — notice of …
§ 214.040 Plots and records of cemeteries to be maintained, where — requirements.
§ 214.041 Construction of roads prohibited in cemetery — exceptions.
§ 214.050 Power to vacate streets vested in county commissions
§ 214.060 Petition to be presented to county commission — remonstrance may be filed.
§ 214.070 Terms defined
§ 214.080 Proceedings to enlarge
§ 214.090 Family burying grounds, how secured
§ 214.120 Costs, who liable for
§ 214.130 County commission and incorporated cemetery company to receive grants and ..
§ 214.131 Tombstones, fences, destroying or mutilating in abandoned family or private ..
§ 214.132 Visiting abandoned family or private burying ground surrounded by private ..
§ 214.140 Property placed in trust for benefit of cemeteries
§ 214.150 County commissions shall become trustees and custodians
§ 214.160 Investment or lending of trust funds — investment manager, duties — …
§ 214.170 May designate responsible organization or individual to administer the income
§ 214.180 Shall keep record of receipts and disbursements
§ 214.190 Cemetery not subject to execution, dower or partition — exception.
§ 214.200 Title, how obtained to lands used for burial purposes
§ 214.205 Violation of nuisance ordinance — abandonment — action authorized — costs — …
§ 214.208 Disinterment authorized, when — consent required, when — cemetery owner not …
§ 214.209 Abandonment of burial site, rights revert to cemetery
§ 214.210 Certain cities may accept or acquire cemetery lands
§ 214.220 Lands or shares subject to all vested rights
§ 214.230 City may acquire money or funds, how
§ 214.240 City may provide and enforce rules and regulations
§ 214.250 Proceedings to establish cemetery in first class counties — petition by …
§ 214.260 Penalty for violation
§ 214.270 Definitions
§ 214.275 License, cemeteries — division’s powers and duties — limitations.
§ 214.276 Refusal to issue license, grounds — complaint, procedure.
§ 214.277 Injunctions, restraining orders, other court remedies available — venue.
§ 214.280 Election to operate as endowed care cemetery filing with division of ..
§ 214.282 Voidability of contracts, exceptions
§ 214.283 Notification of burial lands — registry of cemeteries to be kept by …
§ 214.300 Nonendowed cemetery may qualify as endowed, when — minimum care and …
§ 214.310 Endowed care and maintenance fund, minimum amount — bond — posting of sign, …
§ 214.320 Deposits in fund required, amount — annual report, form furnished by …
§ 214.325 Required deposits — deficiency — effect — penalty.
§ 214.330 Endowed care fund held in trust or segregated account — requirements — …
§ 214.335 Contributions to endowed care fund for memorial or monument — deficiency, …
§ 214.340 Report required — content — oath — filing required.
§ 214.345 Sale of cemetery plot — written statement to be given to purchaser — copy …
§ 214.360 Private use of trust funds prohibited
§ 214.363 Bankruptcy, assignment for benefit of creditors, endowed care fund exempt
§ 214.365 Cemetery failing to provide maintenance — abandonment or ceasing to …
§ 214.367 Sale of assets, notice required — prospective purchaser of endowed care …
§ 214.370 Nonendowed cemetery to post signs and give notice of its character
§ 214.380 Nonendowed section of endowed care cemetery — signs and notice.
§ 214.385 Moving of grave marker, replacement — delivery of item of burial merchandise.
§ 214.387 Burial merchandise or services, deferral of delivery, when — escrow …
§ 214.389 Suspension of distribution, when, procedure
§ 214.390 Existing cemeteries to operate under law — local law applicable.
§ 214.392 Division of professional registration, duties and powers in regulation of ..
§ 214.400 Citation of law
§ 214.410 Violation of law, penalty
§ 214.450 Indian cemeteries, how established — trust fund authorized.
§ 214.455 Destruction or defacing any cemetery property, penalty
§ 214.500 Cemeteries acquired by a city at tax sales or as nuisances may be sold
§ 214.504 No liability for new cemetery operators, when — rights of holders of …
§ 214.508 Previous cemetery owner liable, when
§ 214.512 New cemetery owner not liable for deficiencies, exception
§ 214.516 Registration as an endowed care cemetery, when — compliance with endowed …
§ 214.550 Scatter gardens, operation by churches maintaining religious cemeteries — …

Terms Used In Missouri Laws > Chapter 214 - Cemeteries

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • 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.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Bequeath: To gift property by will.
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • 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.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Dower: A widow
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • following: when used by way of reference to any section of the statutes, mean the section next preceding or next following that in which the reference is made, unless some other section is expressly designated in the reference. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • hereafter: means the time after the statute containing it takes effect. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Heretofore: means any time previous to the day when the statute containing it takes effect. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Incompetent: if used in a section in a context relating to actual occupational ability without reference to a court adjudication of incompetency, means the actual ability of a person to perform in that occupation. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • person: may extend and be applied to bodies politic and corporate, and to partnerships and other unincorporated associations. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action and evidences of debt. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Property: includes real and personal property. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • State: when applied to any of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories, and the words "United States" includes such district and territories. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • United States: includes such district and territories. See Missouri Laws 1.020