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  492.080.  Depositions may be obtained conditionally. — Any party to a suit pending in any court in this state may obtain the deposition of any witness, to be used in such suit, conditionally.


(RSMo 1939 § 1917)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 1753; 1919 § 5440; 1909 § 6384


Criminal case--defendant may take and use depositions, when, 545.380, 545.400

Felony cases, state may take depositions, when, Const. Art. I § 18(b)

Public service commission, depositions in proceedings before, 386.420

Referees, depositions may be used in proceedings before, 515.160

Survey corners, deposition in proceedings to establish by testimony, 446.090

Unlawful detainer actions, depositions taken and used, 534.180, 534.190

(1955) Where witness was old, sick and feeble and evidence indicated the taking of his oral testimony might endanger his life, court and special commissioner had discretion to deny the right to take his oral testimony by deposition. State ex rel.  Nichols v. Killoren (A.), 285 S.W.2d 38.

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