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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 required--Service with summons--Procedure as in other actions.
21-16-7      Time allowed for appearance by defendant--Undertaking required for adjournment.
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--Elements included.
21-16-11      Attorney fees taxed as costs.
21-16-12      Time of serving execution.

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