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Mississippi Code Title 11. Civil Practice and Procedure § 11-5-1. Venue of actions

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Suits to confirm title to real estate, and suits to cancel clouds or remove doubts therefrom, shall be brought in the county where the land, or some part thereof, is situated;  suits against executors, administrators, and guardians, touching the performance of their official duties, and suits for an account and settlement by them, and suits for the distribution of personalty of decedents among the heirs and distributees, and suits for the payment of legacies, shall be brought in the chancery court in which the will was admitted to probate, or letters of administration were granted, or the guardian was appointed;  other suits respecting real or personal property may be brought in the chancery court of the county in which the property, or some portion thereof, may be;  and all cases not otherwise provided may be brought in the chancery court of any county where the defendant, or any necessary party defendant, may reside or be found;  and in all cases process may issue to any county to bring in defendants and to enforce all orders and decrees of the court.

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