§ 441.005 Definitions
§ 441.010 Covenant or contract of tenant to repair — effect of
§ 441.020 Illegal use of premises renders lease void
§ 441.030 Tenant not to assign without consent — nor violate conditions — nor commit ..
§ 441.040 Landlord may take possession, when — landlord liable, when, burden of proof
§ 441.043 Counties and cities not to adopt ordinances regulating rents of private or ..
§ 441.050 Tenancy from year to year, how terminated
§ 441.060 Tenancy at will, sufferance, month to month, how terminated — judgment of ..
§ 441.065 Abandonment of rental premises, when, procedure
§ 441.070 No notice necessary, when
§ 441.080 Liability of tenants after termination of term
§ 441.090 Recovery action — tenant served with summons — notice — penalty
§ 441.100 Tenant giving notice to quit, and failing to do so, liable
§ 441.110 Such rent, how recovered
§ 441.120 Oral evidence not to show renewal of lease or change — notice to quit
§ 441.130 Alienee or assignee may recover rent
§ 441.140 Grants of rents good without attornment of tenants
§ 441.150 Attornment to stranger void — exceptions
§ 441.160 Executor or administrator of tenant for life may recover rents
§ 441.170 Remedy of executor or administrator
§ 441.180 Rents dependent on life of another, how recovered when unpaid
§ 441.190 Rent due on lease for life, how recovered
§ 441.200 Landlord may recover for use and occupation
§ 441.210 If parol demise appear on trial, shall be evidence of what
§ 441.220 Rent may be recovered of whom, and how
§ 441.230 If tenant sublet, landlord may join sublessees in same actions
§ 441.233 Landlord’s unlawful removal or exclusion of tenant, liability — ..
§ 441.234 Tenant may deduct cost of repair of rental premises from rent, when — ..
§ 441.236 Disclosures required for transfer of property where methamphetamine ..
§ 441.240 Attachment for rent
§ 441.250 Proceedings to be same as in suits by attachment
§ 441.260 Who may recover rent
§ 441.270 What property exempt from attachment for rent
§ 441.280 Landlord’s lien on crops for rent
§ 441.290 Landlord’s lien for money or supplies furnished tenant
§ 441.300 Lien, how enforced
§ 441.500 Definitions
§ 441.510 Civil action, how maintained — procedure
§ 441.520 Parties to action — designation of registered agent required, when
§ 441.530 Application, contents
§ 441.540 No jury trial
§ 441.550 Notice of application filed with recorder of deeds
§ 441.560 Denial of entry a defense
§ 441.570 Action of court upon finding a nuisance exists
§ 441.580 Payment of rent, effect of
§ 441.590 Court orders, provisions
§ 441.600 Receiver discharged, when
§ 441.610 Waiver of provisions of sections 441.500 to 441.640 void
§ 441.630 Duties of occupant
§ 441.641 Court appoints receiver to abate nuisance — holder of title does not act to ..
§ 441.643 Frivolous suit, attorney’s fees
§ 441.645 Act of God, tenant not liable for rent
§ 441.650 Master-metered multitenant dwelling, defined — heat-related utility ..
§ 441.710 Certain parties have standing to initiate expedited eviction proceedings
§ 441.720 Expedited eviction actions, where filed, when continued or stayed
§ 441.730 Failure to prosecute claim, court may substitute other interested party
§ 441.740 Immediate eviction ordered, when — immediate removal ordered, when
§ 441.750 Immediate eviction, not granted when — tenant’s burden of proof
§ 441.760 Immediate removal of parties other than tenant, when — immediate removal of ..
§ 441.770 Court-ordered eviction, when — court-ordered removal of third party from ..
§ 441.780 Notice not required in certain eviction actions, when
§ 441.790 Certain evidence admissible in certain eviction-related actions
§ 441.800 Criminal prosecution unnecessary for certain eviction proceedings to begin ..
§ 441.810 Discovery in certain eviction proceedings
§ 441.820 Protection orders for witnesses in certain eviction proceedings
§ 441.830 Court authorized to grant preliminary relief to parties in certain eviction ..
§ 441.840 Rent to continue accruing during certain eviction proceedings
§ 441.850 Certain parties entitled to attorney’s fees in certain eviction ..
§ 441.860 Remedies cumulative
§ 441.870 Immunity from civil liability in certain eviction proceedings, granted when
§ 441.880 Stay of execution of eviction order, when — notification of interested ..
§ 441.920 Victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking — no ..

Terms Used In Missouri Laws > Chapter 441 - Landlord and Tenant

  • 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.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • 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.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • Intestate: Dying without leaving a will.
  • 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
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Month: means a calendar month, and "year" means a calendar year unless otherwise expressed, and is equivalent to the words year of our Lord. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • 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: All property that is not real property.
  • Personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action and evidences of debt. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Place of residence: means the place where the family of any person permanently resides in this state, and the place where any person having no family generally lodges. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • 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
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Testator: A male person who leaves a will at death.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.