§ 21-5401 Capital murder
§ 21-5402 Murder in the first degree
§ 21-5403 Murder in the second degree
§ 21-5404 Voluntary manslaughter
§ 21-5405 Involuntary manslaughter
§ 21-5406 Vehicular homicide
§ 21-5407 Assisting suicide
§ 21-5408 Kidnapping; aggravated kidnapping
§ 21-5409 Interference with parental custody; aggravated interference with parental custody
§ 21-5410 Interference with custody of a committed person
§ 21-5411 Criminal restraint
§ 21-5412 Assault; aggravated assault; assault of a law enforcement officer; aggravated assault of a law enforcement officer
§ 21-5413 Battery; aggravated battery; battery against certain persons; aggravated battery against certain persons. [See Revisor’s Note]
§ 21-5413a Battery; aggravated battery; battery against certain persons; aggravated battery against certain persons. [See Revisor’s Note]
§ 21-5414 Domestic battery; aggravated domestic battery
§ 21-5415 Criminal threat; aggravated criminal threat
§ 21-5416 Mistreatment of a confined person
§ 21-5417 Mistreatment of a dependent adult; mistreatment of an elder person
§ 21-5418 Hazing
§ 21-5419 Application of certain crimes to an unborn child
§ 21-5420 Robbery; aggravated robbery
§ 21-5421 Terrorism
§ 21-5422 Illegal use of weapons of mass destruction
§ 21-5423 Furtherance of terrorism or illegal use of weapons of mass destruction
§ 21-5424 Exposing another to a life threatening communicable disease
§ 21-5425 Unlawful administration of a substance
§ 21-5426 Human trafficking; aggravated human trafficking
§ 21-5427 Stalking
§ 21-5428 Blackmail
§ 21-5429 Endangerment
§ 21-5430 Distribution of a controlled substance causing great bodily harm or death
§ 21-5431 Female genital mutilation

Terms Used In Kansas Statutes > Chapter 21 > Article 54

  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Conservator: means an individual or corporation appointed by the court to act on behalf of a conservatee and possessed of some or all of the powers and duties set out in K. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • 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.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • 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.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Guardian: means an individual or a nonprofit corporation certified in accordance with K. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, evidences of debt and things in action, and digital assets as defined in the revised uniform fiduciary access to digital assets act, K. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Property: includes personal and real property. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • Residence: means the place which is adopted by a person as the person's place of habitation and to which, whenever the person is absent, the person has the intention of returning. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.