§ 15-10-40 Issuance by clerk, district attorney or judge
§ 15-10-41 Form of writ – Felony
§ 15-10-42 Form of writ – Misdemeanor
§ 15-10-43 Alias and pluries writs
§ 15-10-44 Execution of writ by sheriff or deputy
§ 15-10-45 Execution of writs, attachments and other process in adjoining county
§ 15-10-46 Copy of arrest writ to be delivered to jailer
§ 15-10-47 Return of writs by sheriff; duty of clerks to accept returns by mail; failure of sheriffs to comply with section

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 15 > Chapter 10 > Article 3

  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • ELIGIBLE INVESTMENT: Any investment permitted by Sections 27-41-7 to 27-41-35, inclusive, provided the investment meets all the other requirements of this chapter. See Alabama Code 15-10-46
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • insurer: The term shall have the meaning ascribed in Section 27-1-2 and shall include health maintenance organizations. See Alabama Code 15-10-46
  • investment: Any asset owned by an insurer. See Alabama Code 15-10-46
  • preceding: means next before. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.