§ 30-3C-1 Short title
§ 30-3C-2 Definitions
§ 30-3C-3 Cooperation and communication among courts
§ 30-3C-4 Actions for abduction prevention measures
§ 30-3C-5 Jurisdiction
§ 30-3C-6 Contents of petition
§ 30-3C-7 Factors to determine risk of abduction
§ 30-3C-8 Emergency measures to prevent abduction
§ 30-3C-9 Hearing on petition to prevent abduction
§ 30-3C-10 Duration of abduction prevention order
§ 30-3C-11 Costs, fees, and expenses
§ 30-3C-12 Uniformity of application and construction
§ 30-3C-13 Relation to Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 30 > Chapter 3C

  • accused: A person who has been arrested for committing a criminal offense and who is held for an initial appearance or other proceeding before trial. See Alabama Code 15-23-60
  • Acquittal:
    1. Judgement that a criminal defendant has not been proved guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
    2. A verdict of "not guilty."
  • arrest: The actual custodial restraint of a person or his or her submission to custody. See Alabama Code 15-23-60
  • COMMUNITY STATUS: Extension of the limits of the places of confinement of a prisoner through work release, supervised intensive restitution (SIR), and initial consideration of pre-discretionary leave, passes, and furloughs. See Alabama Code 15-23-60
  • court: All state courts including juvenile courts. See Alabama Code 15-23-60
  • CRIMINAL OFFENSE: Conduct that gives a law enforcement officer or prosecutor probable cause to believe that a felony involving physical injury, the threat of physical injury, or a sexual offense, or any offense involving spousal abuse or domestic violence has been committed. See Alabama Code 15-23-60
  • CRIMINAL PROCEEDING: A hearing, argument, or other matter scheduled by and held before a trial court but does not include a lineup, grand jury proceeding, or other matter not held in the presence of the court. See Alabama Code 15-23-60
  • CUSTODIAL AGENCY: A municipal or county jail, the State Department of Corrections, juvenile detention facility, Department of Youth Services, the Board of Pardons and Paroles, or a secure mental health facility having custody of a person who is arrested or is in custody for a criminal offense. See Alabama Code 15-23-60
  • defendant: A person or entity that is formally charged by complaint, indictment, information, or petition, of committing a criminal offense. See Alabama Code 15-23-60
  • Extradition: The formal process of delivering an accused or convicted person from authorities in one state to authorities in another state.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • FINAL DISPOSITION: The ultimate termination of the criminal prosecution of a defendant by a trial court, including dismissal, acquittal, or imposition of a sentence. See Alabama Code 15-23-60
  • IMMEDIATE FAMILY: The spouse, parent, child, sibling, or grandparent of the victim, unless that person is in custody for an offense or is the accused. See Alabama Code 15-23-60
  • 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.
  • LAWFUL REPRESENTATIVE: A person who is designated by the victim, who is a member of the immediate family, or appointed by the court and who will act in the best interests of the victim. See Alabama Code 15-23-60
  • Oral argument: An opportunity for lawyers to summarize their position before the court and also to answer the judges' questions.
  • POST-ARREST RELEASE: The discharge of the accused from confinement on recognizance, bond, or other condition. See Alabama Code 15-23-60
  • POST-CONVICTION RELEASE: Parole, or discharge from confinement by an agency having custody of the prisoner. See Alabama Code 15-23-60
  • POST-CONVICTION RELIEF PROCEEDING: A hearing, argument, or other matter that is held in any court and that involves a request for relief from a conviction, sentence, or adjudication. See Alabama Code 15-23-60
  • Preliminary hearing: A hearing where the judge decides whether there is enough evidence to make the defendant have a trial.
  • prisoner: A person who has been convicted or adjudicated of a criminal offense against a victim and who has been sentenced to the custody of the sheriff, the Alabama Department of Corrections, Department of Youth Services, juvenile detention facility, a municipal jail, or a secure mental health facility. See Alabama Code 15-23-60
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • right: Any right granted to the victim by the laws of this state. See Alabama Code 15-23-60
  • victim: A person who consults a victim counselor for assistance in overcoming adverse emotional or psychological effects of a sexual assault or family violence. See Alabama Code 15-23-41
  • victim: A person against whom the criminal offense has been committed, or if the person is killed or incapacitated, the spouse, sibling, parent, child, or guardian of the person, except if the person is in custody for an offense or is the accused. See Alabama Code 15-23-60
  • Victim advocate: work with prosecutors and assist the victims of a crime.
  • VICTIM COUNSELOR: Any employee or supervised volunteer of a victim counseling center or other agency, business, or organization that provides counseling to victims who is not affiliated with a law enforcement agency or a prosecutor's office and whose duties include treating victims for any emotional or psychological condition resulting from a sexual assault or family violence. See Alabama Code 15-23-41