2012 Missouri Revised Statutes
Chapter 210 Child Protection and Reformation
Section 210.842 Costs.

MO Rev Stat § 210.842 (2012) What's This?


210.842. The court may enter judgment in the amount of the reasonable fees for counsel, experts, the child's guardian ad litem and other costs of the action and pretrial proceedings, including blood tests, to be paid by the parties in such proportions and at such times as determined by the court, except that:

(1) No fees or costs shall be assessed to an indigent party as a condition precedent to blood tests; and

(2) No such costs, other than the costs of blood tests and any other fees or charges assessed pursuant to subsection 4 of section 210.834, shall be assessed to the state of Missouri or a political subdivision thereof.

(L. 1987 S.B. 328 16, A.L. 1996 S.B. 869, A.L. 1997 S.B. 361)

Effective 7-1-97

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