2019 Missouri Revised Statutes
Title XXX - Domestic Relations
Chapter 453 - Adoption and Foster Care
Section 453.160 Validity of decree under any prior act not subject to attack for irregularities after expiration of one year — revocation of consent.

Universal Citation: MO Rev Stat § 453.160 (2019)

Effective 28 Aug 1998

453.160. Validity of decree under any prior act not subject to attack for irregularities after expiration of one year — revocation of consent. — 1. After the expiration of one year from the date this chapter shall become effective, the validity of any decree of adoption pursuant to any prior law shall not be subject to attack in any proceedings, collateral or direct, by reason of any irregularity in proceedings had pursuant to such prior law.

2. Any consent required for an adoption may only be revoked within one year of the date of such consent for fraud or duress.

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(L. 1947 V. II p. 213 § 9616d, A.L. 1998 S.B. 674)

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