§ 98.030 Certain cities may elect police judges — jurisdiction.
§ 98.330 Attorney, duties of
§ 98.340 Attorneys employed, when, how

Terms Used In Missouri Laws > Chapter 98

  • 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.
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • 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