Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 214
Section 214.190

August 28, 2014

Cemetery not subject to execution, dower or partition--exception.

214.190. Lands or property, set apart as burial grounds, either for public or private use, and so recorded in the recorder's office of the county where such lands are situated, or any burial ground that may have been used as such for ten years shall not be subject to sale on execution, to dower, nor to compulsory partition; provided, that the lands so appropriated and set apart as a private burial ground shall not exceed one acre in area or one hundred dollars in value; and provided further, that nothing contained in this section shall be so construed as to exempt any such burial ground or cemetery property from being liable for special assessments for street improvements, when such assessment is levied by an incorporated city in this state.

(RSMo 1939 § 15266)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 14057; 1919 § 1086; 1909 § 1308

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