§ 530.010 Writ issued for what purposes
§ 530.020 What courts and judges may grant writ
§ 530.030 Form of action — parties.
§ 530.040 Petition — preliminary writ — proceedings.
§ 530.050 Pleadings
§ 530.060 Cause to be heard, when — issues of fact, how triable.
§ 530.070 Judgment, for what rendered — how enforced.
§ 530.080 Motion for new trial — appeal.
§ 530.090 Further proceedings governed by what law

Terms Used In Missouri Laws > Chapter 530

  • 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.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • 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.