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Chapter 442

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  442.500.  Lineal and collateral warranties abolished. — Lineal and collateral warranties, with all their incidents, are abolished; but the heirs and devisees of every person who shall have made any covenant or agreement shall be answerable, upon such covenant or agreement, to the extent of the lands descended or devised to them, in the cases and in the manner prescribed by law; and devisees shall be answerable to the same extent as provided by law in case of heirs.


(RSMo 1939 § 3501)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 3111; 1919 § 2270; 1909 § 2875

(1957) Where remaindermen took by purchase and not by descent or devise, they were not bound by warranties made by grantor in conveyance made subsequent to the conveyance made to them. Cook v. Daniels (Mo), 306 S.W.2d 573.

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