§ 471.010 No sufficient evidence of survivorship
§ 471.020 Survival of beneficiaries
§ 471.030 Joint tenants or tenants by entirety
§ 471.040 Insurance policies
§ 471.050 Law not retroactive
§ 471.060 Law does not apply if decedent provides otherwise
§ 471.070 Uniformity of interpretation
§ 471.080 Short title

Terms Used In Missouri Laws > Chapter 471 - Uniform Simultaneous Death Law

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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