§ 47.010 County may be subdivided into townships — changes.
§ 47.020 Description of townships to be recorded — where.
§ 47.030 Removal of county seat — vote of people.
§ 47.040 County seat commissioners to be appointed if proposition adopted
§ 47.050 County seat commissioners — appointment — notice of meetings.
§ 47.060 Meeting of commissioners to find new county seat
§ 47.070 Oath of county seat commissioners
§ 47.080 County seat commissioners to select new county seat, where
§ 47.090 May purchase land
§ 47.100 Donation of money or buildings may be accepted
§ 47.110 Deed to be executed
§ 47.120 Report of county seat commissioners to circuit court — proceedings thereon.
§ 47.130 Purchase money, how paid
§ 47.140 Proceedings where title is not approved
§ 47.150 Vacancy in county seat commission, how filled
§ 47.160 Compensation of county seat commissioner
§ 47.170 On removal of county seat, commissioner to be appointed
§ 47.180 Bond, where deposited, recorded
§ 47.190 Town may be laid off into lots
§ 47.200 Sales and reservations of lots
§ 47.210 Purchase money of lots, how secured
§ 47.220 Commissioner for removal of the county seat to make deed, when
§ 47.230 Proceedings on default of payment for lots
§ 47.240 Prosecuting attorney to prosecute actions
§ 47.250 Forfeited lots, how redeemed
§ 47.260 Accounts to be kept by commissioner for removal of the county seat — …
§ 47.270 Purchase money from sales of lots, how applied
§ 47.280 County commission to supervise commissioner for removal of the county seat
§ 47.290 Compensation of commissioner to find new county seat
§ 47.300 Notice of the holding of courts at new county seat
§ 47.310 Proceedings for dividing counties
§ 47.320 Upon division — payment of indebtedness.
§ 47.330 Actions — where and how prosecuted in case of division of county.
§ 47.340 Personal representatives of estate — conservators, settlements, where made.
§ 47.350 Transfer of unsettled accounts of personal representatives or conservators, ..

Terms Used In Missouri Laws > Chapter 47 - Townships, Removal of County Seats and Division of Counties

  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • 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.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • General election: means the election required to be held on the Tuesday succeeding the first Monday of November, biennially. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • 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
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • person: may extend and be applied to bodies politic and corporate, and to partnerships and other unincorporated associations. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Property: includes real and personal property. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • 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
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.