§ 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 - Offenses Against the Family

  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • 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.
  • Intestate: Dying without leaving a will.
  • personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action and evidence of debt, deeds and conveyances. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Testate: To die leaving a will.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.