§ 529.010 Return made to first writ
§ 529.020 Person suing out writ to plead to return
§ 529.030 Persons making returns shall reply
§ 529.040 Proceedings therein
§ 529.050 Issues to be tried, in what court
§ 529.060 Damages recovered
§ 529.070 Peremptory writ to issue
§ 529.080 Costs, how adjudged
§ 529.090 Recovery a bar to further suit
§ 529.100 Time allowed for making return and pleadings

Terms Used In Missouri Laws > Chapter 529

  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • 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
  • person: may extend and be applied to bodies politic and corporate, and to partnerships and other unincorporated associations. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • 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
  • 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.