☰ Revisor of Missouri


Chapter 210

< > Effective - 28 Aug 2014, 2 histories bottom

  210.830.  Parties — guardian ad litem, when appointed. — The child shall be made a party to any action commenced under sections 210.817 to 210.852.  If he or she is a minor, he or she may be represented by a next friend appointed for him or her for any such action.  The child's mother or father or the family support division or any person having physical or legal custody of the child may represent him or her as his or her next friend.  A guardian ad litem shall be appointed for the child only if child abuse or neglect is alleged, or if the child is named as a defendant, or if the court determines that the interests of the child and his or her next friend are in conflict.  The natural mother, each man presumed to be the father under section 210.822, and each man alleged to be the natural father, shall be made parties or, if not subject to the jurisdiction of the court, shall be given notice of the action in a manner prescribed by the court and an opportunity to be heard.  The court may align the parties.


(L. 1987 S.B. 328 § 9, A.L. 1993 S.B. 253, A.L. 1998 S.B. 910, A.L. 2014 H.B. 1299 Revision)

---- end of effective  28 Aug 2014 ----

use this link to bookmark section  210.830

 - All versions
Effective End
210.830 8/28/2014
210.830 8/13/1986 8/13/1986

Click here for the Reorganization Act of 1974 - or - Concurrent Resolutions Having Force & Effect of Law
In accordance with Section 3.090, the language of statutory sections enacted during a legislative session are updated and available on this website on the effective date of such enacted statutory section. Revisor Home    

Other Information
 Recent Sections Editorials May Be Cited As Tables & Forms Multiple Enact
Repeal & Transfer Definitions End Report

Site changes Pictures Contact

Other Links
Legislative Research Oversight MOLIS
Library MO WebMasters
Missouri Senate
State of Missouri
Missouri House