Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 491
Witnesses

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August 28, 2013
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Sections:
491.010. Witness's interest does not disqualify--exception--statements of
deceased persons and incompetents and other parties to the
transaction--abrogation of deadman statute.
491.015. Prosecuting witness in certain cases not to be interrogated as to
prior sexual conduct.
491.030. Adverse party may be compelled to testify in civil cases.
491.040. Sections 491.010 and 491.030 construed.
491.050. Convicts competent witnesses--convictions and certain pleas may be
proved to affect credibility.
491.060. Persons incompetent to testify--exceptions, children in certain cases.
491.070. Cross-examination of witnesses--scope.
491.074. Prior inconsistent statement may be admissible in criminal cases as
substantive evidence.
491.075. Statement of child under fourteen or vulnerable person admissible,
when.
491.078. Juvenile court adjudication, use to affect credibility--sexual
offense adjudication, affect on credibility--multiple
adjudications, admissible, when.
491.080. Testimony of witness not to be used to convict him of fraud.
491.090. Summons of witnesses--procedure--consequences of failure to appear.
491.100. Summons, form--how issued--subpoena for property, court's authority to
quash, when exercised.
491.110. Subpoenas, by whom served.
491.120. Subpoenas, how served and returned.
491.130. Fees to be tendered, when.
491.140. Witness liable to action, when.
491.150. Attendance, how enforced.
491.160. Attachment may issue, when.
491.170. Witness attached, may be discharged on bail.
491.180. Penalty where party refuses to attend and testify.
491.190. Fine for nonattendance.
491.200. Penalty for refusing to testify.
491.205. Court may compel testimony, witness immunity, exception, when,
penalty.
491.210. Witness not excused from testifying, when.
491.220. Witness, when free from arrest.
491.230. Power to issue writ of habeas corpus--persons detained in correctional
facility shall not attend civil
proceeding--exceptions--conditions.
491.240. Writ to obtain witness from county jail.
491.250. Application for writ.
491.260. Application of prosecuting officers.
491.270. Prisoner to be remanded after testifying.
491.280. Fees of witnesses.
491.290. Fees, how paid.
491.300. (Repealed L. 2004 S.B. 1211 A)
491.310. Associate circuit judge to issue subpoenas.
491.320. Validity of subpoena.
491.330. Associate circuit judge may order witness attached, when.
491.340. Attachment to be executed as in criminal cases--cost.
491.350. Penalty for failure to obey subpoena without excuse.
491.360. Continuance of case--associate circuit judge to notify witnesses.
491.370. Cost of surplus witnesses paid by whom.
491.380. Competency of witnesses, how determined--oath of witnesses.
491.400. Definitions.
491.410. Summoning witness in this state to testify in another state.
491.420. Witness from another state summoned to testify in this state.
491.430. Exemption from arrest and service of process.
491.440. Uniformity of interpretation.
491.450. Short title.
491.600. Courts with criminal jurisdiction may issue orders to protect witness
or victim.
491.610. Violation of protective orders, penalties.
491.620. Pretrial releases of defendant conditional--notice of prohibited
witness tampering activities required.
491.640. Prosecutors coordinators training council may provide for security
of witnesses and families, when--powers--request by law enforcement
agencies, content--delegation of program administration, to whom.
491.675. Citation of sections 491.675 to 491.705.
491.678. Child defined.
491.680. Court may order video recording of alleged child victim,
when--procedure--transcript--exclusion of defendant from
proceedings, opportunity to review--cross-examination.
491.685. Defendant may be excluded from child victim deposition proceedings,
when.
491.687. Court may order videotaped reexamination, when.
491.690. Provisions of sections 491.675 to 491.693 not to apply where defendant
has waived right to counsel--exceptions.
491.693. Testimony to be under oath.
491.696. Child defined--videotaped testimony for juvenile court hearings.
491.699. Juvenile court hearings--court may order video recording of alleged
child victim, when--procedure--cross-examination--counsel appointed
for perpetrator, when.
491.702. Perpetrator may be excluded from child victim deposition proceeding,
when--sequestration of victim--review of tapes required, when.
491.705. Court may order videotaped reexamination, when--testimony to be under
oath.
491.710. Hearings involving child witnesses given docket priority--delays or
continuances granted, when.
491.725. Citation of law--definitions--applicability.

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