§ 21-6301 Criminal use of weapons
§ 21-6302 Criminal carrying of a weapon
§ 21-6303 Criminal distribution of firearms to a felon
§ 21-6304 Criminal possession of a firearm by a convicted felon
§ 21-6305 Aggravated weapons violation by a convicted felon
§ 21-6306 Defacing identification marks of a firearm
§ 21-6308 Criminal discharge of a firearm
§ 21-6308a Unlawful discharge of a firearm in a city
§ 21-6309 Unlawful possession of firearms on certain government property
§ 21-6310 Unlawful endangerment
§ 21-6311 Failure to register explosives
§ 21-6312 Criminal possession of explosives; criminal disposal of explosives; carrying concealed explosives
§ 21-6313 Criminal street gangs; definitions
§ 21-6314 Recruiting criminal street gang membership
§ 21-6315 Criminal street gang intimidation
§ 21-6316 Criminal street gang member; bail; exceptions
§ 21-6317 Endangering the food supply; aggravated endangering the food supply
§ 21-6318 Creating a hazard
§ 21-6319 Unlawful failure to report a wound
§ 21-6320 Selling beverage containers with detachable tabs
§ 21-6321 Unlawful act concerning alcohol without liquid machine
§ 21-6322 Unlawfully tampering with electronic monitoring equipment
§ 21-6323 Refusal to yield a telephone party line
§ 21-6324 Unlawful possession or use of a traffic control signal preemption device
§ 21-6325 Unlawful interference with a firefighter
§ 21-6326 Unlawful interference with an emergency medical service provider
§ 21-6327 Kansas racketeer influenced and corrupt organization act
§ 21-6328 Same; definitions
§ 21-6329 Same; unlawful activities; penalty
§ 21-6330 Same; appropriate orders and judgments by district courts; civil forfeiture
§ 21-6331 Same; certain attorneys authorized to administer oaths and issue subpoenas; contempt of court
§ 21-6332 Possession of a firearm under the influence

Terms Used In Kansas Statutes > Chapter 21 > Article 63

  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • 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.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Chief judge: The judge who has primary responsibility for the administration of a court but also decides cases; chief judges are determined by seniority.
  • Civil forfeiture: The loss of ownership of property used to conduct illegal activity.
  • 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.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • 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.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Guardian: means an individual or a nonprofit corporation certified in accordance with K. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • 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.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Mentally ill person: means a mentally ill person as defined in K. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Minor: means any person defined by 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.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Property: includes personal and real property. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • real property: include lands, tenements and hereditaments, and all rights to them and interest in them, equitable as well as legal. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • 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
  • road: include public bridges and may be construed to be equivalent to "county way" "county road" "common road" "state road" and "territorial road. 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
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • 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.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.