§ 30-3-1 Custody and education of children upon grant of divorce; custody of children where wife abandons husband
§ 30-3-2 Custody and education of children upon voluntary separation of husband and wife
§ 30-3-4 Visitation rights for grandparents
§ 30-3-4.1 Grandparent visitation
§ 30-3-4.2 Grandparent visitation
§ 30-3-5 Venue of all proceedings seeking modification of child custody, visitation rights, or child support
§ 30-3-6 Bond, security, or other guarantee to secure payment of overdue support or compliance with visitation order
§ 30-3-6.1 Rebate of interest on delinquent child support payments
§ 30-3-8 Publication of delinquent obligor lists
§ 30-3-9 Effect of military deployment of parent on child custody determinations
§ 30-3-10 Equal opportunity for blind individuals; supportive parenting services

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 30 > Chapter 3 > Article 1

  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • circuit: means judicial circuit. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • 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.
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • month: means a calendar month. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • preceding: means next before. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • 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
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • writing: includes typewriting and printing on paper. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • 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