§ 22-8-1 Persons physically or mentally unable to consent
§ 22-8-2 When consent of missing husband or wife not required
§ 22-8-3 When physician may proceed without consent of parent
§ 22-8-4 When minor may give consent generally
§ 22-8-5 Consent of minor for self and child
§ 22-8-6 Consent of any minor as to pregnancy, venereal disease, drug dependency, alcohol toxicity and reportable diseases
§ 22-8-7 Effect of minor’s consent; liability of physicians, etc.; waiver of rights or causes of action
§ 22-8-8 Consents authorized deemed cumulative
§ 22-8-9 Consent of minor to donation of bone marrow; consent by parent or legal guardian
§ 22-8-10 Authorization of medical treatment for mental health services of certain minors by parent or legal guardian

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 22 > Title 1 > Chapter 8

  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • 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.
  • Impeachment: (1) The process of calling something into question, as in "impeaching the testimony of a witness." (2) The constitutional process whereby the House of Representatives may "impeach" (accuse of misconduct) high officers of the federal government for trial in the Senate.
  • 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.
  • juries: include courts or judges in all cases when a jury trial is waived, or when the court or judge is authorized to ascertain and determine the facts as well as the law. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • United States: includes the territories thereof and the District of Columbia. See Alabama Code 1-1-1