§ 45-5-501 Definitions
§ 45-5-502 Sexual assault
§ 45-5-503 Sexual intercourse without consent
§ 45-5-504 Indecent exposure
§ 45-5-505 Renumbered 45-8-218
§ 45-5-506 Renumbered 45-5-511
§ 45-5-507 Incest
§ 45-5-508 Aggravated sexual intercourse without consent
§ 45-5-511 Provisions generally applicable to sexual crimes
§ 45-5-512 Chemical treatment of sex offenders
§ 45-5-513 Geographic restrictions applicable to high-risk sexual offenders

Terms Used In Montana Code > Title 45 > Chapter 5 > Part 5

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Knowingly: means only a knowledge that the facts exist which bring the act or omission within the provisions of this code. See Montana Code 1-1-204
  • Person: includes a corporation or other entity as well as a natural person. See Montana Code 1-1-201
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Process: means a writ or summons issued in the course of judicial proceedings. See Montana Code 1-1-202
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Montana Code 1-1-201
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Montana Code 1-1-201