§ 30-2-1 Grounds; jurisdiction for proceedings; divorce judgment awarded to both parties
§ 30-2-2 Divorce from bonds of matrimony after judgment of divorce from bed and board or of separate maintenance in effect for more than two years
§ 30-2-3 Divorce to be refused where collusion between parties, condonation, etc
§ 30-2-4 Where complaint to be filed
§ 30-2-5 Residency requirement for plaintiff when defendant nonresident
§ 30-2-6 When husband or wife may sue or defend in own name
§ 30-2-7 Answer of defendant not required to be sworn; effect of answer
§ 30-2-8 Proceedings generally; right of remarriage
§ 30-2-8.1 Waiting period prior to issuance of final judgment of divorce; temporary orders prior to expiration of waiting period
§ 30-2-9 Validation of marriage of divorced persons where remarriage not specifically prohibited by divorce judgment
§ 30-2-10 Sixty-day restriction on remarriage of parties after grant of divorce or pending appeal of divorce
§ 30-2-11 Wife may be enjoined from use of given name or initials of divorced husband
§ 30-2-12 Divorce for pregnancy of wife at time of marriage bastardizes issue

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 30 > Chapter 2 > Article 1

  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • circuit: means judicial circuit. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • 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.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • following: means next after. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • 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.
  • oath: includes affirmation. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • person: includes a corporation as well as a natural person. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • preceding: means next before. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • year: means a calendar year; but, whenever the word "year" is used in reference to any appropriations for the payment of money out of the treasury, it shall mean fiscal year. See Alabama Code 1-1-1