Journal of the Missouri Bar
The traditional automatic judgment lien on real property following rendition of a money judgment has been statutorily eliminated. Judgment liens are now dependent upon the filing of an abstract of the judgment by the court clerk, but the implementing legislation contains ambiguities that raise issues regarding the scope of such liens.
William H. Henning,
Elimination of Automatic Judgment Liens in Missouri,
J. Mo. B.
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