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Legal Information: Missouri
Updated: November 14, 2019
1. A person commits the offense of incest if he or she marries or purports to marry or engages in sexual intercourse or deviate sexual intercourse with a person he or she knows to be, without regard to legitimacy, his or her:
(1) Ancestor or descendant by blood or adoption; or
(2) Stepchild, while the marriage creating that relationship exists; or
(3) Brother or sister of the whole or half-blood; or
(4) Uncle, aunt, nephew or niece of the whole blood.
2. The offense of incest is a class E felony.
3. The court shall not grant probation to a person who has previously been found guilty of an offense under this section.
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