Missouri Revised Statutes Title XXX. Domestic Relations § 452.025. Verification of pleadings

1. All pleadings required to be verified under this chapter may at the time of execution be made by the acknowledgment thereof by the petitioner or respondent made before an officer authorized to administer oaths under the laws of this state, and evidenced by the officer's certificate, under official seal, attached or annexed to the pleading in form and content substantially as follows:

THE STATE OF __________

COUNTY OF __________

(The undersigned), of lawful age, being duly sworn on his/her oath, states that he/she is the petitioner/respondent named above and that the facts stated in the ____________________ are true according to his/her best knowledge and belief.

Petitioner/Respondent

Subscribed and sworn to before me this __________ day of __________, 20___.

My commission expires:

_________________________________________________

_________________________________________________

Notary Public

2. All references in this chapter regarding a “verified” document shall be satisfied by compliance with the requirements of subsection 1 of this section.


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