§ 541.010 Code applicable, when and where
§ 541.015 Jurisdiction of associate circuit judges
§ 541.020 Jurisdiction of circuit courts
§ 541.033 Offenses, where prosecuted
§ 541.035 Failure to file reports required by law, where prosecuted
§ 541.040 Property stolen in another state, prosecution here, jurisdiction
§ 541.050 Stealing — prior trial in other state a bar.
§ 541.060 Receipt of stolen or embezzled property — trial, where held.
§ 541.070 Property stolen in one county taken to another, jurisdiction — wrongfully …
§ 541.080 Party wounded in one county and dying in another
§ 541.090 Party wounded in this state and dying in another
§ 541.100 Wounded in another state and dying in this
§ 541.110 Accessory to felony, where indicted
§ 541.120 Prosecution in wrong county — duty of court.
§ 541.130 Jury discharged without prejudice, when
§ 541.140 Prisoner to be removed to proper county
§ 541.150 Change in venue law applicable
§ 541.155 Fraudulent use of a credit device, where prosecuted
§ 541.160 Concurrent jurisdiction in certain territories (Missouri)
§ 541.170 Concurrent jurisdiction in certain territories (Arkansas)
§ 541.180 Missouri and Arkansas to have concurrent jurisdiction
§ 541.191 State has jurisdiction over offenses if element of offense or result occurs ..

Terms Used In Missouri Laws > Chapter 541

  • Acquittal:
    1. Judgement that a criminal defendant has not been proved guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
    2. A verdict of "not guilty."
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Embezzlement: In most states, embezzlement is defined as theft/larceny of assets (money or property) by a person in a position of trust or responsibility over those assets. Embezzlement typically occurs in the employment and corporate settings. Source: OCC
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • 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.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • 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: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action and evidences of debt. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Property: includes real and personal property. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • 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.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.