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Welcome to the Missouri Law section of FindLaw's State Law collection. This section contains user-friendly summaries of Missouri laws as well as citations or links to relevant sections of Missouri's official online statutes. Please select a topic from the list below to get started.

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  • Columbia Laws

    Columbia is the fifth largest city in Missouri with a population of almost 115,000 residents. This college town has much to offer -- Ragtag Cinema, the Rockbridge Memorial State Park, and, of course, the University of Missouri. If you are facing a le...

  • How to File Divorce in Missouri
    By Melissa Heinig, Attorney

    Every state has its own laws for dissolving a marriage, and the process can be complicated and intricate. Learn the basics of filing for divorce in Missouri. ...

  • Kansas City Laws

    Kansas City is known as the “Heart of America,” and for good reason. In the largest city in Missouri, the artistic fountains and stately boulevards live alongside the world renowned barbeque, jazz music, and dedicated Chiefs and Royals fans. In a cit...

  • Missouri
    Created by FindLaw's team of legal writers and editors.

    Although Roe v. Wade legalized abortion at the federal level, ruling that a woman's access to abortion is a matter of privacy, states are free to set numerous restrictions and regulations. Missouri's abortion laws require waiting periods after an ini...

  • Missouri

    Accident and injury law makes up a significant portion of all civil claims and includes everything from slip and fall injuries and car accidents to medical malpractice and wrongful death lawsuits. Other legal claims falling under this category includ...

  • Missouri Adoption Laws
    Created by FindLaw's team of legal writers and editors.

    Information about adoption laws and the adoption process in Missouri, including residency requirements, qualifications for adoptive parents, and links to related resources and state publications.

  • Missouri Adverse Possession Laws
    Created by FindLaw's team of legal writers and editors.

    The basics of adverse possession in Missouri, which essentially allows squatters to legally claim title to a property if they inhabit the property for a certain period of time.

  • Missouri Annulment and Prohibited Marriages
    Created by FindLaw's team of legal writers and editors.

    An overview of Missouri annulment laws and procedures, and the types of marriage that are prohibited under state law, such as marriage between close relatives.

  • Missouri Antitrust Laws
    Created by FindLaw's team of legal writers and editors.

    Summary of Missouri antitrust laws, which prevent companies from controlling too much of any one market, thus eliminating consumer choice, by requiring approval for certain mergers and acquisitions.

  • Missouri Business Laws

    Businesses are regulated at both the federal and state levels. Business laws are generally intended to foster more competition, which is good for consumers; protect the environment from pollution; provide some transparency to business operations; and...

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