§ 559.012 Eligible for probation, when
§ 559.016 Terms of probation — extension.
§ 559.021 Conditions of probation — compensation of victims — free work, public or …
§ 559.026 Detention condition of probation
§ 559.029 Transfer of supervision
§ 559.031 Transfer to another court
§ 559.036 Duration of probation — revocation.
§ 559.100 Circuit courts, power to place on probation or parole — revocation — …
§ 559.105 Restitution may be ordered, when — limitation on release from probation — …
§ 559.106 Lifetime supervision of certain sexual offenders — electronic monitoring — …
§ 559.107 Notification of monitoring to highway patrol — information entered into …
§ 559.110 Bond may be required — forfeiture.
§ 559.115 Appeals, probation not to be granted, when — probation granted after …
§ 559.117 Mental health assessment pilot program — offenders eligible — report to …
§ 559.120 Probation may be granted, when
§ 559.125 Record of applications for probation or parole to be kept — information to …
§ 559.201 Board of probation and parole created, 6th, 7th and 16th circuits — powers.
§ 559.211 Board of probation and parole — powers.
§ 559.221 Board of probation and parole — concurrent powers with trial courts.
§ 559.231 Board of probation and parole — records.
§ 559.241 Board of probation and parole — personnel.
§ 559.301 Board of paroles created, certain circuits — powers.
§ 559.311 Board of paroles — rules and regulations — meetings — members.
§ 559.321 Board of paroles — powers.
§ 559.331 Board of paroles — duties — records.
§ 559.600 Misdemeanor probation may be provided by contract with private entities, ..
§ 559.602 Private entities to make application to circuit court to provide ..
§ 559.604 Cost of misdemeanor probation to be paid by offenders, exceptions
§ 559.607 Municipal ordinance violations, probation may be contracted for by ..
§ 559.609 Qualifications and factors considered by judges in approving private ..
§ 559.612 Bids to be made by private entities — minimum duration for contracts — …
§ 559.615 Nepotism or financial interest by judges or certain other elected county ..
§ 559.630 Definitions
§ 559.633 Court to order participation in program, when — fees determined by …
§ 559.635 Correctional substance abuse earnings fund, use, rules

Terms Used In Missouri Laws > Chapter 559

  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • 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.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • 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.
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • 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
  • Handicap: means a mental or physical impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities, whether the impairment is congenital or acquired by accident, injury, or disease, and where the impairment is verified by medical findings. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • 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.
  • Month: means a calendar month, and "year" means a calendar year unless otherwise expressed, and is equivalent to the words year of our Lord. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • person: may extend and be applied to bodies politic and corporate, and to partnerships and other unincorporated associations. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • 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
  • 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.