§ 490.010 Printed statute books, evidence
§ 490.020 Printed statutes of other states to be received in evidence
§ 490.030 Certified statute book of other states, evidence, when
§ 490.040 Books containing acts of Congress
§ 490.050 Printed federal acts received in evidence, when
§ 490.060 Printed reports of other states, evidence
§ 490.065 Expert witness, opinion testimony admissible, requirements for certain actions
§ 490.070 Short title
§ 490.080 Judicial notice to be taken
§ 490.090 Court may inform itself of laws
§ 490.100 Determination of laws
§ 490.110 Presentation of laws to trial court
§ 490.120 What law to be issue for the court
§ 490.130 Certified records of courts to be evidence
§ 490.140 Justice court records, evidence, when
§ 490.150 Public documents edited by authority of Congress
§ 490.160 Printed journals of senate and house of this state
§ 490.170 Printing authority to be stated
§ 490.180 Certified copies of certain official records
§ 490.190 Certified copies in offices of auditor and treasurer
§ 490.200 Copies from United States land offices
§ 490.210 Copies of letters received by register of land office
§ 490.220 Office records of the United States or sister state
§ 490.230 Exemplification by President and others
§ 490.235 Printed copies of utility tariffs, evidence, when
§ 490.240 Records of cities and towns
§ 490.250 Records of corporations and financial institutions
§ 490.260 Records of religious societies
§ 490.270 Certified copies of religious records
§ 490.280 Instruments under repealed law
§ 490.290 Deed acknowledged under former law
§ 490.300 Deed, evidence upon proof of certain facts
§ 490.310 Original deed lost — certified copy of deed, evidence when
§ 490.320 Copy of deed, when evidence
§ 490.330 Evidence offered to reject such copy
§ 490.340 Certain recorded instruments to impart notice, when
§ 490.350 Copies of recorded instruments
§ 490.360 Evidence of execution of real estate instrument
§ 490.370 Recitals in deeds, evidence of heirship in certain cases
§ 490.380 Deeds recorded thirty years before 1874
§ 490.390 Copies evidence when original lost
§ 490.400 Sheriff’s deed in tax sale, evidence of what
§ 490.410 Acknowledged instruments affecting realty
§ 490.420 Certified copy thereof read in evidence
§ 490.430 Shall not be conclusive evidence, when
§ 490.440 Shall not be received in evidence until
§ 490.450 Error in name
§ 490.460 Copies of public contracts
§ 490.470 Copies of official bonds
§ 490.480 Copies of bonds of administrators and others
§ 490.490 When original shall be produced
§ 490.500 Record copy of lost instrument
§ 490.510 Proof of endorsement of notes
§ 490.520 Proof of partnership
§ 490.525 Affidavit stating amount charged was reasonable and necessary, effect — ..
§ 490.530 Affidavit taken in another state before notary public or associate circuit ..
§ 490.540 Affidavit taken in another state before clerk or judge
§ 490.550 Affidavit to be filed in court before trial
§ 490.560 Notary’s certificate of protest
§ 490.570 Letters of attorney, how acknowledged and proved — read in evidence, when
§ 490.580 Marriage records, evidence when
§ 490.590 Marriage contracts
§ 490.600 Certified copy, evidence when
§ 490.620 Person, when presumed to be dead
§ 490.630 Evidence, when translated into English, may be read
§ 490.640 Comparison of disputed with genuine writings
§ 490.650 Account book, when produced
§ 490.660 Short title
§ 490.670 Business defined
§ 490.680 Records, competent evidence, when
§ 490.690 Interpretation and construction
§ 490.692 Business records or copies admissible as evidence on affidavit of ..
§ 490.700 Courts to take judicial notice of population
§ 490.710 Advance payment predicated on possible tort liability not admissible in ..
§ 490.715 Collateral source rule and payments rendered prior to trial, admissibility ..
§ 490.717 Photographs of personal property to be evidence in prosecution for wrongful ..
§ 490.720 Definitions, admissibility of TDD, TTY, or TT communications
§ 490.722 Admissibility of communication through TDD, TTY, or TT
§ 490.733 Hazardous materials, defined, admission of samples into evidence, when — ..

Terms Used In Missouri Laws > Chapter 490 - Evidence

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • following: when used by way of reference to any section of the statutes, mean the section next preceding or next following that in which the reference is made, unless some other section is expressly designated in the reference. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • hereafter: means the time after the statute containing it takes effect. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Heretofore: means any time previous to the day when the statute containing it takes effect. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Incompetent: if used in a section in a context relating to actual occupational ability without reference to a court adjudication of incompetency, means the actual ability of a person to perform in that occupation. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • 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.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • person: may extend and be applied to bodies politic and corporate, and to partnerships and other unincorporated associations. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action and evidences of debt. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Preliminary hearing: A hearing where the judge decides whether there is enough evidence to make the defendant have a trial.
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Property: includes real and personal property. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • 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
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • United States: includes such district and territories. See Missouri Laws 1.020