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Effective 02 Sep 1976, see footnote bottom

  V Section 14.  Circuit courts — jurisdiction — sessions. — (a)  The circuit courts shall have original jurisdiction over all cases and matters, civil and criminal.  Such courts may issue and determine original remedial writs and shall sit at times and places within the circuit as determined by the circuit court.

  (b) Procedures for the adjudication of small claims shall be as provided by law.


Source: Const. of 1875, Art. VI, § 22 (Amended August 3, 1976).

(1967) Section 508.030, RSMo, while mandatory as to the place of bringing an action affecting title to real estate, is solely a venue statute and neither restricts the trial and adjudication of defensive issues involving title to real estate to the county in which the real estate is situated or the general jurisdiction invested in circuit courts under the provisions of this section of Article V. Hughes v. Spence (Mo.), 409 S.W.2d 701.

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