Terms Used In Missouri Laws 600.043

  • person: may extend and be applied to bodies politic and corporate, and to partnerships and other unincorporated associations. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • State: when applied to any of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories, and the words "United States" includes such district and territories. See Missouri Laws 1.020

The state public defender system shall not represent a person who faces a loss or deprivation of liberty pursuant to section 632.415, and nothing in sections 600.011 to 600.048 and 600.086 to 600.096 shall be construed to affect the legal representative provided to any person pursuant to section 632.415.