475.011.  Preference for spiritual healing not evidence of incapacity. — Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to constitute evidence of incapacity or partial incapacity of a person solely because such person refuses medical treatment upon the grounds that such person has consistently relied on prayer for healing in accordance with the religion of any church which teaches reliance on spiritual means for healing.

Terms Used In Missouri Laws 475.011

  • person: may extend and be applied to bodies politic and corporate, and to partnerships and other unincorporated associations. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Treatment: the prevention, amelioration or cure of a person's physical and mental illnesses or incapacities. See Missouri Laws 475.010