§ 26-18-1 Short title
§ 26-18-2 Purpose; precedence of appeals
§ 26-18-3 Definitions
§ 26-18-4 Applicability of Rules of Juvenile Procedure; allegation and proof of ability to assume custody of child
§ 26-18-5 Who may file petition
§ 26-18-6 Service of process
§ 26-18-7 Grounds for termination of parental rights; factors considered; presumption arising from abandonment
§ 26-18-8 Transfer of custody
§ 26-18-9 Periodic review of efforts to achieve adoption of child in custody of another after parental rights terminated
§ 26-18-10 Authority of one in custody to place child for adoption or consent to adoption
§ 26-18-11 Applicability

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 26 > Chapter 18

  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • 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
  • Juror: A person who is on the jury.
  • Petit jury: A group of citizens who hear the evidence presented by both sides at trial and determine the facts in dispute. Federal criminal juries consist of 12 persons. Federal civil juries consist of six persons.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.