Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 516
Statutes of Limitation

August 28, 2016
Actions for recovery of lands commenced, when.

516.010. No action for the recovery of any lands, tenements or hereditaments, or for the recovery of the possession thereof, shall be commenced, had or maintained by any person, whether citizen, denizen, alien, resident or nonresident of this state, unless it appear that the plaintiff, his ancestor, predecessor, grantor or other person under whom he claims was seized or possessed of the premises in question, within ten years before the commencement of such action.

(RSMo 1939 § 1002)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 850; 1919 § 1305; 1909 § 1879


Adverse possession, actions to establish title by, 527.180

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