What Is a Domestic Victim Under Missouri Law?

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Under Missouri Law “Domestic Victim” means, a household or family member as the term “family” or “household member” is defined, including any child who is a member of the household or family.

“Family” or “household member” includes:

  • spouses,

  • former spouses,

  • any person related by blood or marriage,

  • persons who are presently residing together or have resided together in the past,

  • any person who is or has been in a continuing social relationship of a romantic or intimate nature with the victim,

  • and anyone who has a child in common regardless of whether they have been married or have resided together at any time.

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