§ 58.010 Office of coroner (certain counties)
§ 58.020 Coroner, election — term of office (certain counties).
§ 58.030 Qualifications
§ 58.035 Coroner standards and training commission, members, terms, chairperson, ..
§ 58.040 Vacancy filled by governor
§ 58.050 Oath — bond.
§ 58.060 Bond — sufficiency, how determined (certain counties).
§ 58.070 Failure to give bond — office vacated.
§ 58.090 Salary in lieu of fees (certain second class counties)
§ 58.095 Compensation of county coroner — training program, attendance required, …
§ 58.096 Compensation of deputy coroner, additional — training program, certification.
§ 58.100 Fees (third and fourth class counties)
§ 58.120 Travel expense (counties of third and fourth classification)
§ 58.160 Deputies, appointment, compensation
§ 58.180 To be conservator of the peace
§ 58.190 To execute process when sheriff disqualified
§ 58.200 To perform duties of sheriff when office is vacant
§ 58.205 Sheriff or chief deputy to perform coroner’s duties, when
§ 58.206 Special deputy coroner or special deputy medical examiner may be appointed, ..
§ 58.208 Death certificate fees, deposit in training fund — use of moneys — fund …
§ 58.215 Coroner to file death certificates with registrar of vital statistics, when ..
§ 58.260 Coroner may issue warrant to summon coroner’s jury, when
§ 58.270 Sheriff to execute warrant
§ 58.280 Failure to execute warrant — penalty.
§ 58.290 Failure of juror to appear — penalty.
§ 58.300 Coroner to administer an oath to the jurors
§ 58.310 Charge to be given to jury by coroner
§ 58.320 Jury to remain together — exception.
§ 58.330 Coroner to issue subpoenas
§ 58.340 Coroner to administer oath to witnesses
§ 58.350 Evidence to be reduced to writing
§ 58.360 Jury to deliver verdict in writing
§ 58.370 Death by felony — duty of coroner.
§ 58.375 Reports of coroner (certain counties) — solicitation regarding funeral …
§ 58.380 Coroner to issue a writ of attachment for witnesses, when
§ 58.390 Attachment, how served — fees to be paid, by whom.
§ 58.400 Sheriff unable to execute duties, warrant may be directed to householder
§ 58.410 Witnesses — discharged, when — may be fined or imprisoned, when.
§ 58.420 Coroner to notify witnesses to appear
§ 58.430 Witness attached may be discharged on bail
§ 58.440 Refusal to testify — penalty.
§ 58.445 Deaths due to motor vehicle or motorized watercraft accidents — report …
§ 58.449 Test results, how used, released, when
§ 58.451 Death to be reported and investigated by coroner, certain counties, ..
§ 58.452 Child’s death under age eighteen, notice to coroner by persons having ..
§ 58.455 Death certificate, how furnished, form, where filed, when (certain counties)
§ 58.457 Penalty for failure to report death (certain counties)
§ 58.460 Disposition of body a duty of coroner, when
§ 58.470 Death by poisoning — coroner may have analysis and examination made.
§ 58.490 Unclaimed money or property found on deceased, turned over to public ..
§ 58.500 Duty of public administrator on receipt of money or property
§ 58.520 Fees of coroners
§ 58.530 Additional fees, when allowed
§ 58.540 Compensation for taking testimony
§ 58.550 Liability for costs
§ 58.560 Surgeon’s fee for postmortem examination, how paid
§ 58.570 Coroner to certify costs to county commission
§ 58.580 Costs and fees, when not allowed
§ 58.590 When costs to be paid by relatives
§ 58.600 Fraudulent charges — penalty.
§ 58.610 Costs, when paid in advance
§ 58.620 Coroner’s duties as to costs
§ 58.700 Medical examiner appointed, certain counties — option for certain counties …
§ 58.705 Qualifications, tenure — vacancy, how filled (certain counties).
§ 58.710 Assistant examiners and employees — appointment, compensation (certain …
§ 58.715 Duties of medical examiner — prosecuting attorney to act as sheriff, when …
§ 58.720 Medical examiner to investigate, certain counties, procedure — death …
§ 58.722 Child’s death under age eighteen, notice to medical examiner by persons ..
§ 58.725 Autopsy, when — performed by whom — report filed (certain counties).
§ 58.730 Law enforcement officers to cooperate with medical examiner (certain counties)
§ 58.735 Dead body, how disposed of (certain counties)
§ 58.740 Records, contents, how kept (certain counties)
§ 58.745 Oaths, shall administer — examinations — affidavits (certain counties).
§ 58.750 Penalty for failing to supply information (certain counties)
§ 58.760 Election to adopt, when — form of ballot — transition provisions (certain …
§ 58.765 Two or more counties may contract for medical examiner to serve them ..
§ 58.770 Pituitary gland to be retained when autopsy is performed unless decedent or ..
§ 58.775 Applicability of definitions
§ 58.780 Cooperation with procurement organization required — postmortem examination …
§ 58.785 Release of decedent information to procurement organizations, when — …

Terms Used In Missouri Laws > Chapter 58 - Coroners and Inquests

  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • 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.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • General election: means the election required to be held on the Tuesday succeeding the first Monday of November, biennially. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • hereafter: means the time after the statute containing it takes effect. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • In vacation: includes any adjournment of court for more than one day whenever any act is authorized to be done by or any power given to a court, or judge thereof in vacation, or whenever any act is authorized to be done by or any power given to a clerk of any court in vacation. 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.
  • Juror: A person who is on the jury.
  • 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
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • person: may extend and be applied to bodies politic and corporate, and to partnerships and other unincorporated associations. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • President pro tempore: A constitutionally recognized officer of the Senate who presides over the chamber in the absence of the Vice President. The President Pro Tempore (or, "president for a time") is elected by the Senate and is, by custom, the Senator of the majority party with the longest record of continuous service.
  • Property: includes real and personal property. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • 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.
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Subpoena duces tecum: A command to a witness to produce documents.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • 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
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.