Verbal farm rental agreements under Missouri law
Two parties, a landowner and a tenant, discuss a rental farm, the method of sharing expenses and receipts, and shake hands. They've made a verbal rental agreement. Many agricultural leases are formed thIs way. Unfortunately, informal verbal leases do not cover the problems and possible conflicts that may arise under leases. It is important for landowners and prospective tenants to know the laws that control verbal and written agreements.
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