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21-16-1    Grounds for maintenance of action.

21-16-2    Notice to quit required before commencement of proceedings--Service and return.

21-16-3    Jurisdiction of courts.

21-16-4    Joinder of actions.

21-16-5    Survival of cause despite death of plaintiff.

21-16-6    Verified Complaint--Service with Summons--Procedure.

21-16-6.1    Service by publication--Exemption.

21-16-7    Time for appearance by defendant.

21-16-8    Time action brought on for trial--Special venire in jury cases.

21-16-9    Certification to circuit court of title and boundary questions raised in magistrate court.

21-16-10    Judgment for plaintiff.

21-16-11    Attorney fees taxed as costs.

21-16-12    Time of serving execution.

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