What is AMOUNT IN DISPUTE? Definition of AMOUNT IN DISPUTE in Black's Law Dictionary
Value in money of the relief prayed for. Finley v. Smith, Mo.App., 170 S.W.2d 166, 170; or sought but denied, Bushnell v. Mississippi & Fox River Drainage Dist. of Clark County, 340 Mo. 811, 102 S.W.2d 871, 873, and includes value of thing in contest where a thing, instead of an amount, is in dispute. Noel Estate V. Louisiana Oil Refining Corporation, La.App., 170 So. 272, 273.