§ 20 ILCS 1807/30 Article 30. Charges and specifications
§ 20 ILCS 1807/31 Article 31. Compulsory self-incrimination prohibited
§ 20 ILCS 1807/32 Article 32. Investigation
§ 20 ILCS 1807/33 Article 33. Forwarding of charges
§ 20 ILCS 1807/34 Article 34. Advice of judge advocate and reference for trial
§ 20 ILCS 1807/35 Article 35. Service of charges

Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes > 20 ILCS 1807 > Part VI - Pre-Trial Procedure

  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • 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.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.