§ 508.010 Assault in the first degree
§ 508.020 Assault in the second degree
§ 508.025 Assault in the third degree
§ 508.030 Assault in the fourth degree
§ 508.032 Assault of family member or member of an unmarried couple — Enhancement of penalty
§ 508.040 Assault under extreme emotional disturbance
§ 508.050 Menacing
§ 508.060 Wanton endangerment in the first degree
§ 508.070 Wanton endangerment in the second degree
§ 508.075 Terroristic threatening in the first degree
§ 508.078 Terroristic threatening in the second degree
§ 508.080 Terroristic threatening in the third degree
§ 508.090 Definitions for KRS 508.100 to 508.120
§ 508.100 Criminal abuse in the first degree
§ 508.110 Criminal abuse in the second degree
§ 508.120 Criminal abuse in the third degree
§ 508.130 Definitions for KRS 508.130 to 508.150
§ 508.140 Stalking in the first degree
§ 508.150 Stalking in the second degree
§ 508.155 Restraining order or interpersonal protective order to be issued upon violation of KRS 508.140 or 508.150
§ 508.160 Disarming a peace officer — Penalty — Applicability
§ 508.170 Strangulation in the first degree
§ 508.175 Strangulation in the second degree

Terms Used In Kentucky Statutes > Chapter 508

  • 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.
  • Attorney: means attorney-at-law. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • City: includes town. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • 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.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Treatment: when used in a criminal justice context, means targeted interventions that focus on criminal risk factors in order to reduce the likelihood of criminal behavior. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • 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