Sections
Article 1 Qualifications and Excuses 21-201 – 21-202
Article 2 Disqualification 21-211
Article 3 Fees and Mileage 21-221 – 21-223
Article 4 Misconduct by or Involving Jurors 21-233 – 21-236

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 21 > Chapter 2 - Jurors

  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Child: means any person under eighteen years of age. See Arizona Laws 8-101
  • court: means the juvenile division of the superior court. See Arizona Laws 8-101
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Department: means the department of child safety. See Arizona Laws 8-201
  • Division: means the department of child safety. See Arizona Laws 8-101
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • 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.
  • Juror: A person who is on the jury.
  • Jury commissioner: means the clerk of the superior court, except that in any county having a population of more than five hundred thousand persons, the presiding judge of the superior court may appoint a jury commissioner. See Arizona Laws 21-101
  • Jury manager: means the person who is responsible for jury management in a justice of the peace court or a municipal court. See Arizona Laws 21-101
  • juvenile: means an individual who is under the age of eighteen years. See Arizona Laws 8-201
  • Master jury list: means a record of the names and addresses of eligible persons who reside in the county and includes persons on the voter registration list of the county and other persons who are eligible for jury service and who have been licensed pursuant to title 28, chapter 8, article 4 or 5. See Arizona Laws 21-101
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • 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.
  • Petition: means a written statement of the essential facts that allege delinquency, incorrigibility or dependency. See Arizona Laws 8-201
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Recess: A temporary interruption of the legislative business.
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Trial 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.
  • Wilfully: means , with respect to conduct or to a circumstance described by a statute defining an offense, that a person is aware or believes that the person's conduct is of that nature or that the circumstance exists. See Arizona Laws 1-215