When to Seek a Writ of Prohibition


This article is designed to provide guidance to any Missouri practitioner who might be contemplating a petition for a writ of prohibition. Prohibition allows a party to seek review of a trial court decision in an exceptional situation where a direct appeal will not work. The writ can be a useful tool in a proper case. The article explores some general types of cases when the writ may be appropriate.

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