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Legal Statutes: Missouri

UPDATED February 13, 2017

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Adult Abuse

back to top455.090. Order of protection, retention of jurisdiction--enforcement of order

1. The court shall retain jurisdiction over the full order of protection issued under this chapter for its entire duration. The court may schedule compliance review hearings to monitor the respondent's compliance with the order.

2. The terms of the order of protection issued under this chapter are enforceable by all remedies available at law for the enforcement of a judgment, and the court may punish a respondent who willfully violates the order of protection to the same extent as provided by law for contempt of the court in any other suit or proceeding cognizable by the court.
(L. 2004 S.B. 1211)