§ 508.010 Venue for nontort and tort suits
§ 508.011 Change of venue, state statute prevails if in conflict with supreme court ..
§ 508.012 Transfer of case based on addition, removal or severance of a plaintiff or ..
§ 508.013 Venue for actions filed after or pending as of February 13, 2019
§ 508.020 Suits by attachment or replevin, where commenced
§ 508.030 Actions for real estate, where commenced
§ 508.050 Suits against municipal corporations, where commenced
§ 508.060 Actions against counties, where instituted
§ 508.072 Suits against issuers of bad checks to the department of revenue, where ..
§ 508.080 Removal of suits by consent
§ 508.090 Judge disqualified — change of venue granted, when.
§ 508.100 Judge disqualified without application, when — exception.
§ 508.110 Judge disqualified, case transferred to another division of court, when
§ 508.130 Application for disqualification of judge or change of venue — contents.
§ 508.140 After notice given, duty of court
§ 508.150 Written order for change in vacation
§ 508.160 Pleadings to be made up before award of change of venue
§ 508.170 After change, clerk to transmit record
§ 508.180 Clerk to file and docket cause when transmitted
§ 508.190 Party applying to pay costs, when — paid to which county — jury selection …
§ 508.240 Failure of clerk to transmit, or loss of record, proceedings
§ 508.250 Jurisdiction of court in cases removed
§ 508.300 Change of venue from other counties
§ 508.310 Further causes for change of venue
§ 508.320 Change of venue from district No. 2 of Marion County circuit court
§ 508.330 Change of venue to district No. 2 of Marion County circuit court
§ 508.340 Change of venue from Marion County when people are prejudiced

Terms Used In Missouri Laws > Chapter 508

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • 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
  • In vacation: includes any adjournment of court for more than one day whenever any act is authorized to be done by or any power given to a court, or judge thereof in vacation, or whenever any act is authorized to be done by or any power given to a clerk of any court in vacation. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Property: includes real and personal property. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • 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
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • 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.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • voter: is used in the laws of this state it shall mean registered voter, or legal voter. See Missouri Laws 1.035