§ 528.010 Equity suit — who may bring.
§ 528.020 Parties to suit
§ 528.030 Partition, suit for, by whom brought, how determined
§ 528.040 Suit, where brought
§ 528.050 Petition shall set forth what facts
§ 528.060 Who shall be made parties
§ 528.070 When name or interest of a party is unknown, what necessary
§ 528.080 Those having an interest may appear and be made parties
§ 528.090 Proceedings, how governed
§ 528.100 Conservators may act for disabled persons
§ 528.130 Partition not to be made contrary to will
§ 528.140 Partitioned lands subject to debts of estate
§ 528.150 Judgment by default shall be rendered, when — proof of title to be exhibited.
§ 528.160 Rights of parties to be determined, how — judgment to be rendered.
§ 528.170 Several shares may be set off together
§ 528.180 Parcels, set off to the parties, to be held and enjoyed by them, how
§ 528.190 When parties claim adversely, court shall proceed, how
§ 528.200 Court shall appoint commissioners, when
§ 528.210 Court, or judge, may appoint new commissioners, when
§ 528.220 Compensation of commissioners
§ 528.230 Commissioners to make affidavit and give notice to parties
§ 528.240 Commissioners shall proceed, how
§ 528.250 Land not susceptible of division, commissioners shall report, what
§ 528.260 Lands shall be divided, how
§ 528.270 May divide lands into lots, when
§ 528.280 Commissioners shall make report — contents.
§ 528.290 Report to be proved or acknowledged — filed.
§ 528.300 Report may be set aside and new commissioners appointed, when
§ 528.310 If report approved, judgment to be rendered thereon — force of judgment.
§ 528.320 Copy of report and judgment to be recorded
§ 528.330 When land laid out, map shall be returned, filed and recorded
§ 528.340 Court may order sale of lands, when
§ 528.350 Proceedings where part of shares has been set off
§ 528.360 Effect of confirmation of report on parties claiming adversely
§ 528.370 Order of sale shall specify what — shall be certified to sheriff — duty of …
§ 528.380 Order of sale shall be renewed, when
§ 528.390 Lands may be sold in parcels, when
§ 528.400 Sheriff to collect purchase money, make deed to purchaser — proceedings if …
§ 528.410 Defective sheriff’s deed to be corrected, when and how
§ 528.420 Sale to be a bar against dower, when
§ 528.430 Sheriff and sureties responsible on his bond, when
§ 528.440 Outgoing sheriff to complete sale — exception.
§ 528.450 Sheriff to report to court — report shall contain what.
§ 528.460 Proceeds of sale, how divided
§ 528.470 Adverse claim to share, how disposed of
§ 528.480 Party claiming proceeds of sale may proceed, how
§ 528.490 Summons may be directed to whom — how served.
§ 528.500 Answer shall contain what — issue shall be tried, how.
§ 528.510 Judgment by default rendered, when
§ 528.520 Payment of money adjudged, when
§ 528.530 Courts to allow attorney’s fee and compensation for guardian ad litem
§ 528.540 Majority of commissioners may act
§ 528.550 Order of sale may be had without the appointment of commissioners, when — …
§ 528.560 Court to order sale of lots, when
§ 528.570 Special commissioner to execute and file bond with clerk
§ 528.580 Special commissioner to perform same duties as sheriff
§ 528.590 Sales, when and where made
§ 528.600 Note to be taken for deferred sums — form of — shall express what — bidder …
§ 528.610 Compensation of sheriff
§ 528.620 Partition of personal property — proceedings in.
§ 528.630 Sale, how conducted
§ 528.640 Suits to be tried, when
§ 528.700 Citation of law — definitions.
§ 528.705 Applicability to partition actions
§ 528.710 Complaint, act not to limit method of service — posting of sign on …
§ 528.715 Appointment of commissioners, shall be disinterested and impartial, and not ..
§ 528.720 Heir’s property, procedure
§ 528.725 Cotenants, notice requirements, procedure
§ 528.730 Interests not purchased by cotenants, options
§ 528.735 Partition in-kind, prejudice to cotenants as a group, remedy
§ 528.740 Sale of heir’s property, requirements
§ 528.745 Broker to file report, when, contents
§ 528.750 Construction of act, promotion of uniformity of law to be considered

Terms Used In Missouri Laws > Chapter 528

  • 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.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Dower: A widow
  • 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.
  • Executor: includes administrator where the subject matter applies to an administrator. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • 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.
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • 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
  • Guardian: if used in a section in a context relating to property rights or obligations, means conservator of the estate as defined in Missouri Laws 1.020
  • hereafter: means the time after the statute containing it takes effect. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • 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
  • Intestate: Dying without leaving a will.
  • Joint tenancy: A form of property ownership in which two or more parties hold an undivided interest in the same property that was conveyed under the same instrument at the same time. A joint tenant can sell his (her) interest but not dispose of it by will. Upon the death of a joint tenant, his (her) undivided interest is distributed among the surviving joint tenants.
  • 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.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Sole ownership: The type of property ownership in which one individual holds legal title to the property and has full control of it.
  • 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.
  • Tenancy in common: A type of property ownership in which two or more individuals have an undivided interest in property. At the death of one tenant in common, his (her) fractional percentage of ownership in the property passes to the decedent
  • Testator: A male person who leaves a will at death.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • United States: includes such district and territories. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.