§ 13A-13-1 Bigamy
§ 13A-13-2 Adultery
§ 13A-13-3 Incest
§ 13A-13-4 Nonsupport
§ 13A-13-5 Abandonment of child
§ 13A-13-6 Endangering welfare of child
§ 13A-13-7 Inducing or attempting to induce abortion, miscarriage or premature delivery of woman
§ 13A-13-8 Failure to report missing child

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 13A > Chapter 13

  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • 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.
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • property: includes both real and personal property. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • real property: includes lands, tenements and hereditaments. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • writing: includes typewriting and printing on paper. See Alabama Code 1-1-1