Know the Laws: Missouri
Most of the laws relevant to domestic violence and sexual assault are based on state law.
Information about orders of protection due to domestic violence and due to stalking.
General information about custody in Missouri.
This page addresses some general (not state-specific) laws of one parent taking a child out of the state or country, without the other parent's consent.
General information about divorce with links to Missouri-specific information.
Information about crimes the abuser may have committed in Missouri and victim assistance programs.
If you are a victim of domestic violence or if the abuser has committed a crime, it may be illegal for him/her to buy or have a gun.
You may have a right to sue your abuser for medical costs, lost wages, and to recover your property.
Immigration information for victims of domestic violence, crime victims, and others.
Under federal law, which applies to all states, an abuser may lose his right to have a gun.
Information about military protection orders and confidentiality on military bases.
Information about tribal laws related to domestic violence and sexual abuse.
A get is a divorce under Jewish law.