§ 941.01 Definition
§ 941.02 Fugitives from justice; duty of Governor
§ 941.03 Form of demand
§ 941.04 Governor may investigate case
§ 941.05 Extradition of persons imprisoned or awaiting trial in another state or who have left the demanding state under compulsion
§ 941.06 Extradition of persons not present in demanding state at time of commission of crime
§ 941.07 Issue of Governor’s warrant of arrest; its recitals
§ 941.08 Manner and place of execution
§ 941.09 Authority of arresting officer
§ 941.10 Rights of accused person; application for writ of habeas corpus
§ 941.11 Penalty for noncompliance with s. 941.10
§ 941.12 Confinement in jail when necessary
§ 941.13 Arrest prior to requisition
§ 941.14 Arrest without a warrant
§ 941.15 Commitment to await requisition; bail
§ 941.16 Bail; in what cases; conditions of bond
§ 941.17 Extension of time of commitment, adjournment
§ 941.18 Forfeiture of bail
§ 941.19 Persons under criminal prosecution in this state at time of requisition
§ 941.20 Guilt or innocence of accused, when inquired into
§ 941.21 Governor may recall warrant or issue alias
§ 941.22 Fugitives from this state; duty of Governor
§ 941.23 Application for issuance of requisition; by whom made; contents
§ 941.24 Costs and expenses
§ 941.25 Immunity from service of process in certain civil actions
§ 941.26 Written waiver of extradition proceedings
§ 941.27 Nonwaiver by this state
§ 941.28 No right of asylum; no immunity from other criminal prosecutions while in this state
§ 941.29 Interpretation
§ 941.30 Short title; ss. 941.01-941.29
§ 941.31 Fresh pursuit; authority of officers of other states; etc
§ 941.32 Fresh pursuit; arrest; etc
§ 941.33 Fresh pursuit; validity of arrest
§ 941.34 Definition of “state.”
§ 941.35 Definition of “fresh pursuit.”
§ 941.37 Short title; ss. 941.31-941.35
§ 941.38 Extradition of persons alleged to be of unsound mind
§ 941.39 Extradition of persons alleged to be of unsound mind; definitions
§ 941.40 Extradition of persons alleged to be of unsound mind; procedure; limitation of detention; costs
§ 941.41 Extradition of persons alleged to be of unsound mind; Governor to demand
§ 941.42 Extradition of persons alleged to be of unsound mind; purpose of law

Terms Used In Florida Statutes > Chapter 941 > Part I

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Bailiff: a court officer who enforces the rules of behavior in courtrooms.
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • 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.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • minor: includes any person who has not attained the age of 18 years. See Florida Statutes 88.6011
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • oath: includes affirmations. See Florida Statutes 88.6011
  • 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 88.6011
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • 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 88.6011