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  431.170.  Action against assignor by assignee, when. — The assignee of a bond, nonnegotiable note or account, may maintain an action against the assignor, upon failure to obtain payment from the obligor, maker or debtor, only in one of the following cases:

  (1)  If he use due diligence in the institution and prosecution of a suit against the obligor, maker or debtor, for the recovery of the money or property due, or damages in lieu thereof;

  (2)  If the obligor, maker or debtor is insolvent, or is not a resident of this state, so that a suit would be unavailing or could not be instituted.

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(RSMo 1939 § 3347)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 2960; 1919 § 2162; 1909 § 2776


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