§ 356.011 Citation of law
§ 356.012 Filing of statement or document represents belief that statements are true ..
§ 356.021 Definitions
§ 356.031 General and business corporation law applicable — exceptions
§ 356.041 Incorporators — articles of incorporation, amendments — licensing ..
§ 356.051 Purposes
§ 356.061 Powers
§ 356.071 Regulating name of corporation
§ 356.081 Corporation may render professional services, how
§ 356.091 Directors and officers, who may be
§ 356.101 Corporation may purchase own shares, when
§ 356.111 Shares, who may hold, transferred how
§ 356.121 Proxies and voting trusts, valid when
§ 356.131 Securities law not applicable, exception
§ 356.141 Disqualifying event, corporation may purchase its own shares, procedure
§ 356.151 Disqualifying event, effect
§ 356.161 Rights and obligations of unqualified persons acquiring shares by foreclosure
§ 356.171 Liability for negligent or wrongful acts or omissions
§ 356.181 Privileged communications
§ 356.191 Law not to be construed to restrict licensing authorities — additional rules
§ 356.201 Election to function as general and business corporation — how made — ..
§ 356.211 Registration report — filed when, contents — form — fee — penalties for ..
§ 356.221 Merger or consolidation with another corporation, when
§ 356.231 Certificates of authority, required, exceptions — foreign corporations may ..
§ 356.233 Additional fee — expiration date
§ 356.241 Foreign professional corporations, application for certificate of ..
§ 356.251 Forfeiture of corporate rights, when — duties of licensing authority
§ 356.261 Application of law

Terms Used In Missouri Laws > Chapter 356 - Professional Corporations

  • 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.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • 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
  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • 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.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • 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
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Property: includes real and personal property. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Revocable trust: A trust agreement that can be canceled, rescinded, revoked, or repealed by the grantor (person who establishes the trust).
  • 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
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • United States: includes such district and territories. See Missouri Laws 1.020