§ 565.001 Procedure for chapter 565
§ 565.002 Definitions
§ 565.003 Culpable mental state may exist though different person killed — time …
§ 565.004 Joinder of offenses, exception — prior offenders, procedure, exception, …
§ 565.005 Prior to trial for first degree murder, opposing counsels to furnish ..
§ 565.006 Waiver of jury trial permitted, when
§ 565.010 Consent as a defense
§ 565.020 First degree murder, penalty — person under eighteen years of age, penalty.
§ 565.021 Second degree murder, penalty
§ 565.023 Voluntary manslaughter, penalty — under influence of sudden passion, …
§ 565.024 Involuntary manslaughter, first degree, penalty
§ 565.027 Involuntary manslaughter, second degree, penalty
§ 565.029 Lesser degree offenses in homicide cases — instruction on lesser offenses, when.
§ 565.030 Trial procedure, first degree murder
§ 565.032 Evidence to be considered in assessing punishment in first degree murder ..
§ 565.033 Person under eighteen, sentencing — factors to be considered, jury …
§ 565.034 Person under eighteen, written notice filed to seek life without parole, ..
§ 565.035 Supreme court to review all death sentences, procedure — powers of court — …
§ 565.040 Death penalty, if held unconstitutional, resentencing procedure
§ 565.050 Assault, first degree, penalty
§ 565.052 Assault, second degree, penalty
§ 565.054 Assault in the third degree
§ 565.056 Assault in the fourth degree
§ 565.072 Domestic assault, first degree — penalty.
§ 565.073 Domestic assault, second degree — penalty.
§ 565.074 Domestic assault, third degree — penalty.
§ 565.076 Domestic assault in the fourth degree, penalty
§ 565.079 Prior and persistent assault offenders — definitions — sentencing — …
§ 565.090 Harassment, first degree, penalty
§ 565.091 Harassment, second degree, penalty
§ 565.110 Kidnapping, first degree, penalty
§ 565.115 Child kidnapping — penalty.
§ 565.120 Kidnapping, second degree, penalty
§ 565.130 Kidnapping, third degree, penalty
§ 565.140 Defenses to kidnapping in the third degree
§ 565.150 Interference with custody — penalty.
§ 565.153 Parental kidnapping — penalty.
§ 565.156 Child abduction — penalty.
§ 565.160 Defenses to interference with custody, parental kidnapping, and child abduction
§ 565.163 Venue
§ 565.167 Custody of child — peace officer to take child into protective custody, when.
§ 565.184 Abuse of an elderly person, a person with disability, or a vulnerable ..
§ 565.188 Failure to report elder abuse or neglect — penalty.
§ 565.189 Filing a false elder abuse or neglect report — penalty.
§ 565.218 Failure to report vulnerable person abuse — or neglect — penalty.
§ 565.222 Filing a false vulnerable person abuse report — penalty.
§ 565.225 Stalking, first degree, penalty
§ 565.227 Stalking, second degree, penalty
§ 565.240 Unlawful posting of certain information over the internet, penalty
§ 565.252 Invasion of privacy, penalty
§ 565.257 Law enforcement officers viewing or photographing during investigations or ..
§ 565.300 Infant’s protection act — definitions — crime of infanticide — penalty — …

Terms Used In Missouri Laws > Chapter 565

  • Adequate cause: cause that would reasonably produce a degree of passion in a person of ordinary temperament sufficient to substantially impair an ordinary person's capacity for self-control. See Missouri Laws 565.002
  • Child: a person under seventeen years of age. See Missouri Laws 565.002
  • Conduct: includes any act or omission. See Missouri Laws 565.002
  • Course of conduct: a pattern of conduct composed of two or more acts, which may include communication by any means, over a period of time, however short, evidencing a continuity of purpose. See Missouri Laws 565.002
  • Deliberation: cool reflection for any length of time no matter how brief. See Missouri Laws 565.002
  • Domestic victim: a household or family member as the term "family" or "household member" is defined in section 455. See Missouri Laws 565.002
  • Emotional distress: something markedly greater than the level of uneasiness, nervousness, unhappiness, or the like which are commonly experienced in day-to-day living. See Missouri Laws 565.002
  • films: the making of any photograph, motion picture film, videotape, or any other recording or transmission of the image of a person. See Missouri Laws 565.002
  • 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
  • Full or partial nudity: the showing of all or any part of the human genitals, pubic area, buttock, or any part of the nipple of the breast of any female person, with less than a fully opaque covering. See Missouri Laws 565.002
  • Guardian: if used in a section in a context relating to property rights or obligations, means conservator of the estate as defined in Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Legal custody: the right to the care, custody and control of a child. See Missouri Laws 565.002
  • Parent: either a biological parent or a parent by adoption. See Missouri Laws 565.002
  • person: may extend and be applied to bodies politic and corporate, and to partnerships and other unincorporated associations. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Property: includes real and personal property. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Special victim: any of the following:

     (a)  A law enforcement officer assaulted in the performance of his or her official duties or as a direct result of such official duties. See Missouri Laws 565.002

  • 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
  • Sudden passion: passion directly caused by and arising out of provocation by the victim or another acting with the victim which passion arises at the time of the offense and is not solely the result of former provocation. See Missouri Laws 565.002
  • Trier: the judge or jurors to whom issues of fact, guilt or innocence, or the assessment and declaration of punishment are submitted for decision. See Missouri Laws 565.002