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  541.020.  Jurisdiction of circuit courts. — Except as otherwise provided by law, the circuit courts shall have exclusive original jurisdiction in all cases of felony, misdemeanor and infractions.  Except as otherwise provided by law, circuit judges may hear and determine originally all cases of felony, misdemeanor and infractions and may hear and determine upon a trial de novo cases of misdemeanor and infractions.


(RSMo 1939 § 3891, A.L. 1978 H.B. 1634)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 3501; 1919 § 3846; 1909 § 5054

Effective 1-02-79

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