§ 29A.010 Definitions
§ 29A.020 Procedural rules
§ 29A.040 Master list of prospective jurors for county — Annual update
§ 29A.060 Assignment of jurors by Chief Circuit Judge — Service of summons — Selection of additional jurors — Summonsing jurors from adjoining counties
§ 29A.070 Juror qualification forms
§ 29A.080 Disqualifications for jury service — Permanent exemption
§ 29A.090 Automatic exemptions prohibited
§ 29A.100 Postponement of service or excusing of juror — Breastfeeding mothers to be excused
§ 29A.110 Disclosure of records or papers used in selection process
§ 29A.130 Limitation on jury service within a twenty-four-month period
§ 29A.140 Discharge of juror
§ 29A.150 Contempt — Failure to perform jury service
§ 29A.160 Employer’s duties
§ 29A.170 Compensation of jurors
§ 29A.180 Responsibility for needs of jurors, transportation to view scene, security personnel, equipment, and services
§ 29A.190 Adjournment of juries
§ 29A.200 Number of grand jurors — Number required to find indictment
§ 29A.210 Summoning and convening of regular grand juries — Sessions
§ 29A.220 Special grand juries — Sessions — Extension of sessions
§ 29A.230 Release of juror from grand jury service and retention as petit juror
§ 29A.240 Oath to grand jury
§ 29A.250 Foreman of grand jury — Oath to witnesses
§ 29A.260 Replacement of grand juror who is excused
§ 29A.270 Right to jury trial
§ 29A.280 Number of jurors in Circuit and District Courts — Number required for verdict
§ 29A.290 Examination of petit jurors — Challenges — Alternate jurors
§ 29A.300 Oath to petit jury
§ 29A.310 Admonition to jury upon separation — View of property or place
§ 29A.320 Duty of jury and officer after submission — Causes for discharge of jury — Procedure for rendering verdict
§ 29A.330 Jury fee
§ 29A.990 Penalties

Terms Used In Kentucky Statutes > Chapter 29A

  • Action: includes all proceedings in any court of this state. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • agent: includes managing general agent unless the context requires otherwise. See Kentucky Statutes 304.9-085
  • 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.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Attorney: means attorney-at-law. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Attorney-in-fact: A person who, acting as an agent, is given written authorization by another person to transact business for him (her) out of court.
  • City: includes town. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Company: may extend and be applied to any corporation, company, person, partnership, joint stock company, or association. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: may extend and be applied to any corporation, company, partnership, joint stock company, or association. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Court: means a Circuit or District Court of this Commonwealth and includes any judge of these courts. See Kentucky Statutes 29A.010
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Directors: when applied to corporations, includes managers or trustees. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Domestic: when applied to a corporation, partnership, business trust, or limited liability company, means all those incorporated or formed by authority of this state. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • 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.
  • Federal: refers to the United States. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Federal Reserve System: The central bank of the United States. The Fed, as it is commonly called, regulates the U.S. monetary and financial system. The Federal Reserve System is composed of a central governmental agency in Washington, D.C. (the Board of Governors) and twelve regional Federal Reserve Banks in major cities throughout the United States. Source: OCC
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • Foreign: when applied to a corporation, partnership, limited partnership, business trust, statutory trust, or limited liability company, includes all those incorporated or formed by authority of any other state. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • In forma pauperis: In the manner of a pauper. Permission given to a person to sue without payment of court fees on claim of indigence or poverty.
  • 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.
  • Juror: A person who is on the jury.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Month: means calendar month. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Name: includes an identifying number. See Kentucky Statutes 29A.010
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Partnership: includes both general and limited partnerships. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Petit jury: A group of citizens who hear the evidence presented by both sides at trial and determine the facts in dispute. Federal criminal juries consist of 12 persons. Federal civil juries consist of six persons.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • 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.
  • State: when applied to a part of the United States, includes territories, outlying possessions, and the District of Columbia. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Sworn: includes "affirmed" in all cases in which an affirmation may be substituted for an oath. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • 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.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Year: means calendar year. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010