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Chapter 508

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  508.030.  Actions for real estate, where commenced. — Suits for the possession of real estate, or whereby the title thereto may be affected, or for the enforcement of the lien of any special tax bill thereon, shall be brought in the county where such real estate, or some part thereof, is situated.


(RSMo 1939 § 873)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 722; 1919 § 1179; 1909 § 1753

(1975) In either, a suit for specific performance or a suit on a contract incidentally requiring a delivery of a deed, concerning land in Camden County, venue is in Camden County and Jackson County circuit court was without jurisdiction. State ex rel. Uskali v. Snodgrass (A.), 524 S.W.2d 888.

(1977) Venue for actions which affect title to real estate cannot be waived. Gorman v. State Highway Commission (A.), 552 S.W.2d 335.

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