Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 210
Child Protection and Reformation
Section 210.140

August 28, 2014


Privileged communication not recognized, exception.

210.140. Any legally recognized privileged communication, except that between attorney and client or involving communications made to a minister or clergyperson, shall not apply to situations involving known or suspected child abuse or neglect and shall not constitute grounds for failure to report as required or permitted by sections 210.110 to 210.165, to cooperate with the division in any of its activities pursuant to sections 210.110 to 210.165, or to give or accept evidence in any judicial proceeding relating to child abuse or neglect.

(L. 1975 H.B. 578 ยง 7, A.L. 1980 S.B. 574, A.L. 2001 S.B. 267)


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