1.  Upon application by the board and the necessary burden having been met, a court of general jurisdiction may grant an injunction, restraining order or other order as may be appropriate to enjoin a person from:

 (1)  Offering to engage or engaging in the performance of any acts or practices for which a license or permit is required upon a showing that acts or practices were performed or offered to be performed without a license or permit; or

Terms Used In Missouri Laws 326.298

  • Board: the Missouri state board of accountancy established under section Missouri Laws 326.256
  • Certificate: a certificate issued under section Missouri Laws 326.256
  • Client: a person or entity that agrees with a licensee or licensee's employer to receive any professional service. See Missouri Laws 326.256
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • License: a license issued under section Missouri Laws 326.256
  • Licensee: the holder of a license as defined in this section. See Missouri Laws 326.256
  • Permit: a permit to practice as a certified public accounting firm issued under section Missouri Laws 326.256
  • person: may extend and be applied to bodies politic and corporate, and to partnerships and other unincorporated associations. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • this state: means the state of Missouri. See Missouri Laws 326.256

 (2)  Engaging in any practice or business authorized by a certificate, license or permit issued pursuant to this chapter upon a showing that the holder presents a substantial probability of serious danger to the health, safety or welfare of any resident of this state or client of the licensee.

 2.  Any action shall be commenced either in the county in which such conduct occurred or in the county in which the defendant resides.

 3.  Any action brought pursuant to this section shall be in addition to and not in lieu of any penalty provided by this chapter and may be brought concurrently with other actions to enforce this chapter.