§ 30-4-50 Definitions
§ 30-4-52 Probation for defendants released prior to completion of sentence
§ 30-4-53 Institution of desertion, nonsupport, etc., proceedings – Wife, child, etc
§ 30-4-54 Institution of desertion, nonsupport, etc., proceedings – Duty of probation officer
§ 30-4-55 Jurisdiction of proceedings; procedure generally
§ 30-4-56 Offense deemed committed in county where wife or children present; extradition of defendant from another state or county
§ 30-4-57 Proof of marriage and parenthood; communications between husband and wife not privileged; testimony of husband and wife; evidence of willful abandonment or desertion
§ 30-4-58 Issuance of order for temporary support of wife or children pending trial, appeal, etc
§ 30-4-59 Suspension of sentence; order of payment of support for wife or children; release of defendant on probation; bond
§ 30-4-60 Suspension of sentence after portion served
§ 30-4-61 Appeal of conviction
§ 30-4-62 Release of defendant on probation by circuit court; authority of juvenile court as to probationer
§ 30-4-63 Proceedings upon violation of terms of support order or probation bond
§ 30-4-64 Probation officers – Appointment; duties generally; service of process, etc
§ 30-4-65 Probation officers – Additional duties; violations of terms of probation, bond, etc., to be reported to judge

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 30 > Chapter 4 > Article 3

  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • 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.
  • Extradition: The formal process of delivering an accused or convicted person from authorities in one state to authorities in another state.
  • oath: includes affirmation. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • parents: as used in this article , shall include the natural legal parent or parents, or other persons who shall have legally acquired the custody of such child or children, and the father of such child or children, though born out of lawful wedlock. See Alabama Code 30-4-50
  • 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.
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Probation officers: Screen applicants for pretrial release and monitor convicted offenders released under court supervision.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.