§ 524.010 Ejectment maintained generally, when
§ 524.020 Ejectment maintained in particular cases, when
§ 524.030 Tenants in common may sue jointly
§ 524.040 Parties to action
§ 524.050 Who may be made codefendant
§ 524.060 Petition — necessary averments.
§ 524.070 Pleadings and proceedings
§ 524.080 What plaintiff must show to recover
§ 524.090 What plaintiff must show to recover as against cotenant
§ 524.100 One or more joint plaintiffs may recover
§ 524.110 What plaintiff may recover, if successful
§ 524.120 Judgment where plaintiff’s right expires after suit
§ 524.130 Jury shall assess value of rents and profits, when
§ 524.140 Judgment in such cases
§ 524.150 Appeals — amount and condition of bond.
§ 524.160 Defendant may recover compensation for improvements, when
§ 524.170 Petition — contents.
§ 524.180 Injunction may be granted
§ 524.190 Plaintiff may relinquish land and recover value, less the improvements
§ 524.200 Claimant to pay value of land, when
§ 524.210 Plaintiff to make deed, when
§ 524.220 Land may be divided, when
§ 524.230 Not to be divided, when
§ 524.240 If plaintiff gives notice, in writing, compensation shall not be recovered
§ 524.250 Compensation shall only be made once
§ 524.260 Writ of possession and execution may issue, when
§ 524.270 Ordinary execution to issue, when
§ 524.280 Executions, to whom issued and how governed
§ 524.290 Action for damages may be maintained, when

Terms Used In Missouri Laws > Chapter 524

  • 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.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • 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
  • 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.