Close Close

Your Missouri Courts Header Image

Clerk Handbooks

Supreme Court Rules

Subject: Rule 26 - Rules of Criminal Procedure - Misdemeanors or Felonies - Witnesses - Subpoena Publication / Adopted Date:June 13, 1979
Topic:Misdemeanors or Felonies - Witnesses - Continuing Obligation to AttendRevised / Effective Date:January 1, 1980

26.03. Misdemeanors or Felonies - Witnesses - Continuing Obligation to Attend

Whenever a witness in a criminal proceeding has been once subpoenaed or required to give bail to appear before any court, he shall attend from time to time, until the case is disposed of or he is finally discharged by the court. The witness shall be liable to attachment and bail may be forfeited for failure to appear if the witness has received notice of the time and place to appear.

(Adopted June 13, 1979, eff. Jan. 1, 1980.)