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Chapter 534

< > Effective - 02 Jan 1979, see footnote    bottom

  534.080.  Form of summons. — The summons shall be endorsed on or annexed to the complaint, and may be in the following form:

The state of Missouri, to the sheriff of the county of ______, greeting:  You are hereby commanded to summon E F, of the county of ______, to appear before the undersigned judge within and for said county, at ______ therein, on the ______ day of ______, at the hour of ______ of the clock in the forenoon, then and there to answer and defend against the complaint of G H, of forcible entry and detainer (or of unlawful detainer, as the case may be), made by the said E F upon the land of the said G H, as by the complaint of the said G H, hereto annexed, will more fully appear, and have you then and there this writ, with the return of your proceedings thereon.

Given under my hand this ______ day of ______, 20______

A B, Judge.


(RSMo 1939 § 2837, A.L. 1945 p. 1089, A.L. 1978 H.B. 1634)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 2451; 1919 § 2999; 1909 § 7661

Effective 1-02-79

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