Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 455
Abuse--Adults and Children--Shelters and Protective Orders


Rsmo Number Section Description
Chapter Cross Reference
Battered spouse syndrome, defense in criminal cases, 563.033
Juvenile court orders or judgments to take precedence in matters of custody or status of child under 21, 211.093
455.003. Rape crisis centers, confidentiality of information--employee competency to testify--rape crisis center defined.
455.004. Juvenile court records, confidentiality, when.
455.005. Social Security number of respondent included in full orders of protection.
455.007. Mootness doctrine, public interest exception to apply upon expiration of the order.
455.010. Definitions.
455.015. Venue.
455.020. Relief may be sought--order of protection effective, where.
455.025. Duties of circuit clerks--rules, forms, instructions.
455.027. No filing fee, court cost, or bond shall be required.
455.030. Filings--certain information not required from petitioner, exception--supreme court shall provide for filing of petitions on holidays, evenings and weekends.
455.032. Protection order, restraining respondent from abuse if petitioner is permanently or temporarily in state--evidence admissible of prior abuse in or out of state.
455.035. Protection orders--ex parte.
455.038. Ex parte orders, notification--circuit clerks to provide information on.
455.040. Hearings, when--duration of orders, renewal, requirements--copies of orders to be given, validity--duties of law enforcement agency--information entered in MULES.
455.045. Temporary relief available.
455.050. Full or ex parte order of protection, abuse, stalking, or sexual assault, contents--relief available--court may order transfer billing responsibility of wireless telephone, when, procedure.
455.055. Assignment of wages.
455.060. Modification of orders, when--termination, when--appeal--custody of children, may not be changed, when.
455.065. Subsequent modification of orders.
455.067. Foreign order of protection to be given full faith and credit--registration of order, content, procedure.
455.070. Proceedings independent of others.
455.073. Supreme court to develop and adopt uniform forms for petitions and orders of protection, content--forms to be provided to each circuit clerk.
455.075. Attorney's fees, cost.
455.080. Law enforcement agencies response to alleged incidents of domestic violence, stalking, or sexual assault--factors indicating need for immediate response--establishment of crisis team--transportation of abused party to medical treatment or shelter.
455.083. Law enforcement officer may rely on copy of protection order.
455.085. Arrest for violation of order--penalties--good faith immunity for law enforcement officials.
455.090. Jurisdiction, duration--enforceability of orders.
Cross Reference

Funding, additional court costs all cities and counties having or using shelters for victims of domestic violence, exceptions, 488.607 *** Funding, services to victim fund, director of public safety may distribute funds from, 595.105 ***

455.200. Definitions.
455.205. (Transferred 2000; now 488.445)
455.210. Administration by designated authority, how established--powers--expense, limitation.
455.215. Applications for shelter funding, contents, when filed--payments from fund made when.
455.220. Requirements for shelter to qualify for funds.
455.225. Shelter request exceeding funds, allocation priorities.
455.230. Annual reports by shelters, contents--confidentiality--child assessment center established by department.
455.300. Missouri domestic violence commission established--members, meetings, rules.
455.305. Domestic violence intervention/rehabilitation pilot projects--purpose, funding, rules.
455.500. Citation of law.
455.503. Venue--petition, who may file.
455.504. Court clerks to furnish petitioners with uniform forms and information to litigants having no counsel on procedure, filing forms and pleadings--services of clerks and location of office to file petition to be posted--rules--no fees required--guardian ad litem or CASA to be provided copy of petition.
455.505. Relief may be sought for child for domestic violence, stalking, or sexual assault--order of protection effective, where.
455.510. Filings--information required from petitioner.
455.513. Ex parte orders, issued when, effective when--for good cause shown, defined--investigation by children's division, when--report due when, available to whom--transfer to juvenile court, when.
455.516. Hearings, when, procedure, standard of proof--duration of orders--videotaped testimony permitted--renewal of orders, when--service of respondent, failure to serve not to affect validity of order--notice to law enforcement agencies--service of process.
455.520. Temporary relief available--ex parte orders.
455.523. Full order of protection--relief available.
455.524. Jurisdiction for orders--compliance review hearings permitted--remedies for enforcement of orders.
455.526. Assignment of wages.
455.528. Modification of orders, who may file, when--termination--order not res judicata, when.
455.530. Grounds for modification of orders.
455.534. Proceedings independent of others.
455.536. Costs of legal fees.
455.538. Law enforcement agencies response to violation of order--arrest for violation, penalties--custody to be returned to rightful party, when.
455.543. Homicides or suicides, determination of domestic violence, factors to be considered--reports made to highway patrol, forms.
455.545. Annual report by highway patrol.
455.547. Good faith immunity for reporters.
455.549. Court-appointed batterer intervention, credentialing process, rulemaking authority.

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