Sections
Part 1 General Provisions Forensic Science § 44-3-101 – § 44-3-106
Part 2 Medical Examiners § 44-3-201 – § 44-3-214
Part 3 Laboratory of Criminalistics § 44-3-301 – § 44-3-304
Part 4 Provisions Relating to Corpses § 44-3-401 – § 44-3-404

Terms Used In Montana Code > Title 44 > Chapter 3

  • 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.
  • Contiguous: means any area that, at the time annexation procedures are initiated, either abuts directly on the municipal boundary or is separated from the municipal boundary by a street or street right-of-way, a creek or river, the right-of-way of a railroad or other public service corporation, lands owned by the city or some other political subdivision, or lands owned by the state. See Montana Code 7-2-4704
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • 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.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Municipality: means any incorporated city or town. See Montana Code 7-2-4704
  • Property: means real and personal property. See Montana Code 1-1-205
  • Real property: means lands, tenements, hereditaments, and possessory title to public lands. See Montana Code 1-1-205
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.