§ 46-22-301 Return of service
§ 46-22-302 Appearance of petitioner
§ 46-22-303 Refusal to obey writ — contempt
§ 46-22-304 Hearing on return
§ 46-22-305 Production of evidence
§ 46-22-306 Disposition of petitioner
§ 46-22-307 Appeal by prosecution

Terms Used In Montana Code > Title 46 > Chapter 22 > Part 3 - Return of Writ, Hearing, Appeal

  • Affidavit: means a sworn written declaration made before an officer authorized to administer oaths or an unsworn written declaration made under penalty of perjury as provided in 1-6-105. See Montana Code 1-1-203
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • 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.
  • Court: means a place where justice is judicially administered and includes the judge of the court. See Montana Code 46-1-202
  • 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.
  • Judgment: means an adjudication by a court that the defendant is guilty or not guilty, and if the adjudication is that the defendant is guilty, it includes the sentence pronounced by the court. See Montana Code 46-1-202
  • Person: includes a corporation or other entity as well as a natural person. See Montana Code 1-1-201
  • Sentence: means the judicial disposition of a criminal proceeding upon a plea of guilty or nolo contendere or upon a verdict or finding of guilty. See Montana Code 46-1-202
  • 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
  • Writ: means an order in writing issued in the name of the state or of a court or judicial officer. See Montana Code 1-1-202
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.