§ 526.010 Injunctions granted by certain courts
§ 526.030 Remedy by injunction to exist, in what cases — prohibition.
§ 526.040 Filing of petition and return of injunction bond
§ 526.050 Temporary injunction, when granted
§ 526.070 Injunction bond
§ 526.080 Bond, where filed
§ 526.090 Venue of proceedings to stay judgment
§ 526.100 Notice, to whom given
§ 526.110 Notice to be posted, when
§ 526.120 Form and service of notice
§ 526.130 Notice, when not necessary
§ 526.140 Proceedings where notice not required
§ 526.150 Extent of injunction to stay proceedings
§ 526.160 To operate as release of errors
§ 526.170 Motion to dissolve
§ 526.180 Motion, when continued
§ 526.190 Testimony, how taken
§ 526.200 Damages upon dissolution
§ 526.210 Judgment against sureties, how enforced
§ 526.220 Violation of injunction, how punished

Terms Used In Missouri Laws > Chapter 526

  • 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.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • 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
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • 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.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.