Sections
§ 301 State’s prima facie case; proof beyond reasonable doubt 11
§ 302 Jury instruction for defendant on reasonable doubt 11
§ 303 Credible evidence to support defenses 11
§ 304 Defendant’s affirmative defenses; prove by preponderance of evidence 11
§ 305 Exemption from criminal liability; affirmative defense to be proved by defendant 11
§ 306 No conclusive presumptions; rebuttable presumptions and proof thereof 11
§ 307 Jury inference of defendant’s intention, recklessness, knowledge or belief 11
§ 308 Construction of provisions allowing no defense 11

Terms Used In Delaware Code > Title 11 > Chapter 3

  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Child: means a person who has not reached the age of 18 years. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • 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.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Juror: A person who is on the jury.
  • Month: means a calendar month, unless otherwise expressed. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Year: means a calendar year, and is equivalent to the words "year of our Lord. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307