§ 5 ILCS 312/1-101 Short Title
§ 5 ILCS 312/1-102 Purposes and Rules of Construction
§ 5 ILCS 312/1-103 Prospective Effect of Act
§ 5 ILCS 312/1-104 Notary Public and Notarization Defined
§ 5 ILCS 312/1-106 Electronic Notarization Fund

Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes > 5 ILCS 312 > Article I - General Provisions

  • Acquittal:
    1. Judgement that a criminal defendant has not been proved guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
    2. A verdict of "not guilty."
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Jurisprudence: The study of law and the structure of the legal system.
  • oath: shall be deemed to include an affirmation, and the word "sworn" shall be construed to include the word "affirmed. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.12
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • 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.
  • Subpoena duces tecum: A command to a witness to produce documents.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.