475.085.  Cost of proceedings as to disability or incapacity. — 1.  The costs of proceedings as to incapacity or disability of any person shall be paid from his estate if he is found incapacitated or disabled or, if his estate is insufficient, costs shall be paid by the county; but if the person is found not to be incapacitated or disabled the costs shall be paid by the person filing the petition, unless he is a public employee acting in his official capacity, in which case the costs shall be paid by the county.

Terms Used In Missouri Laws 475.085

  • person: may extend and be applied to bodies politic and corporate, and to partnerships and other unincorporated associations. See Missouri Laws 1.020

 2.  The court shall accept and act upon a petition as to an indigent respondent without requiring a filing fee.  The costs of the proceeding shall be taxed after the court rules on the petition.