2011 Missouri Revised Statutes
TITLE XXVI TRADE AND COMMERCE
Chapter 407 Merchandising Practices
Section 407.880. Death of retailer or majority stockholder--option of surviving spouse or heir for repurchase of inventory, time limitation, exception.


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Death of retailer or majority stockholder--option of surviving spouse or heir for repurchase of inventory, time limitation, exception.

407.880. In the event of the death of the retailer or the spouse of a surviving retailer if the retailer is operating as a tenancy by the entireties or the majority stockholder of a corporation operating as a retailer, the wholesaler, manufacturer or distributor shall, at the option of the surviving spouse or the heir or heirs, repurchase the inventory from the surviving spouse or the heir or heirs of the retailer or majority stockholder as if the wholesaler, manufacturer or distributor had terminated the contract. The surviving spouse or the heir or heirs shall have one year from the date of the death of the retailer or majority stockholder to exercise their options under sections 407.850 to 407.885. Nothing in sections 407.850 to 407.885 shall require the repurchase of any inventory if the surviving spouse or the heir or heirs and wholesaler, manufacturer or distributor enter into a new contract to operate the retail dealership.

(L. 1982 H.B. 958 7)

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