§ 79.01 Application and writ
§ 79.02 Bond may be required
§ 79.03 Service of writ
§ 79.04 Return to writ
§ 79.05 Compelling return and production of body
§ 79.06 Effect of the return
§ 79.07 Procurement of evidence
§ 79.071 Notice to prosecutor
§ 79.08 Hearing and judgment
§ 79.09 Filing of papers
§ 79.10 Effect of judgment
§ 79.12 Trial of accused pending appeal

Terms Used In Florida Statutes > Chapter 79 - Habeas Corpus

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Agency: means the State of Florida, any unit of local government, industrial development authority, or other entity in this state authorized to issue private activity bonds. See Florida Statutes 159.803
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • bond: means any bond which requires an allocation pursuant to…. See Florida Statutes 159.803
  • Code: means the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, and the regulations and rulings issued thereunder. See Florida Statutes 159.803
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • County: means the geographic boundaries of each county as established by law. See Florida Statutes 159.803
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Director: means the director of the Division of Bond Finance of the State Board of Administration or his or her designee. See Florida Statutes 159.803
  • Division: means the Division of Bond Finance of the State Board of Administration. See Florida Statutes 159.803
  • 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.
  • Florida First Business project: means any project which is certified by the Department of Economic Opportunity as eligible to receive an allocation from the Florida First Business allocation pool established pursuant to…. See Florida Statutes 159.803
  • Habeas corpus: A writ that is usually used to bring a prisoner before the court to determine the legality of his imprisonment. It may also be used to bring a person in custody before the court to give testimony, or to be prosecuted.
  • Housing bonds: means bonds issued pursuant to…. See Florida Statutes 159.803
  • 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.
  • Manufacturing facility: means a facility described in…. See Florida Statutes 159.803
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • person: includes individuals, children, firms, associations, joint adventures, partnerships, estates, trusts, business trusts, syndicates, fiduciaries, corporations, and all other groups or combinations. See Florida Statutes 1.01
  • Priority project: means a solid waste disposal facility or a sewage facility, as such terms are defined in…. See Florida Statutes 159.803
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.
  • writing: includes handwriting, printing, typewriting, and all other methods and means of forming letters and characters upon paper, stone, wood, or other materials. See Florida Statutes 1.01