§ 12-5A-1 Legislative findings and intent
§ 12-5A-2 Duties of Administrative Director of Courts; education and training for juvenile probation officers
§ 12-5A-3 Juvenile Probation Services Fund
§ 12-5A-4 Duties transferred to Administrative Office of Courts; transition of personnel
§ 12-5A-5 Employees included in state court system personnel system; salary subsidies
§ 12-5A-6 Phase-out of financial support from counties
§ 12-5A-7 Juvenile probation officers – Allocation by population
§ 12-5A-8 Juvenile probation officers – Supervision; employees of state; appointment and dismissal; director of probation services; certain employees subject to merit system procedures
§ 12-5A-9 Participation of eligible employees in Employees’ Retirement System; creditable service; formal leave accounting system; inclusion in health insurance plan
§ 12-5A-10 Operating expenses; inventory of county-owned property; election to transfer property to state; county to provide office space, etc
§ 12-5A-11 County programs, etc., unaffected
§ 12-5A-12 Study commission created
§ 12-5A-13 Applicability to certain counties
§ 12-5A-14 Construction

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 12 > Chapter 5A

  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • month: means a calendar month. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • oath: includes affirmation. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • Probation officers: Screen applicants for pretrial release and monitor convicted offenders released under court supervision.
  • year: means a calendar year; but, whenever the word "year" is used in reference to any appropriations for the payment of money out of the treasury, it shall mean fiscal year. See Alabama Code 1-1-1