§ 523.001 Definitions
§ 523.010 Lands may be condemned, when — petition — parties — power of public utility …
§ 523.020 Different owners may be joined in one petition
§ 523.030 Summons, when to issue, how served — publication.
§ 523.039 Just compensation for condemned property, amount
§ 523.040 Appointment of commissioners — duties — notice of property viewing.
§ 523.045 Interest on awards payable when — enforcement.
§ 523.050 Commissioners’ report — notice of filing — review.
§ 523.053 Distribution of condemnation awards among defendants
§ 523.055 Possession of land delivered, when, notice — writ of possession, executed how.
§ 523.060 Right of trial by jury in condemnation proceedings — jury responsibility in …
§ 523.061 Determination of homestead taking and heritage value
§ 523.070 Costs, by whom paid
§ 523.080 Shall not enter or appropriate dwelling house
§ 523.090 Who may have damages ascertained — proceedings.
§ 523.100 Appropriation of lands of corporations by other corporations
§ 523.200 Definitions
§ 523.205 Relocation assistance given, when — definitions — relocation plans — …
§ 523.210 Agencies authorized to establish rules and regulations
§ 523.215 Not to affect other condemnation compensation
§ 523.250 Notice of intended acquisition — mailing requirements.
§ 523.253 Written offer, requirements — explanation of determination of property value.
§ 523.256 Good faith negotiation required, findings, remedies
§ 523.259 Abandonment of condemnation, remedies — applicability.
§ 523.261 Legislative determinations of areas to be condemned to be supported by ..
§ 523.262 Power of eminent domain limited, how — private entities to have power of …
§ 523.265 Alternative locations for condemnation, procedure
§ 523.271 Exercise of eminent domain over private property for economic development ..
§ 523.274 Consideration of each parcel of property — time limit on commencement of …
§ 523.277 Office of ombudsman for property rights
§ 523.282 Blanket easements void, when — definitions.
§ 523.283 Easement or right-of-way by certain entities fixed by use — definition — …
§ 523.286 Declaration of farmland as blighted prohibited — definition.

Terms Used In Missouri Laws > Chapter 523

  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • 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.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • 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.
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • 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
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Heretofore: means any time previous to the day when the statute containing it takes effect. 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.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • 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.
  • 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: 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.
  • Property: includes real and personal property. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • United States: includes such district and territories. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.