§ 23-39 Superior or district court tries issue of fraud
§ 23-40 Insolvent released on giving bond
§ 23-41 Surety in bond may surrender principal
§ 23-42 Creditor liable for jail fees
§ 23-43 False swearing; penalty
§ 23-44 Powers of trustees hereunder
§ 23-45 Jail bounds

Terms Used In North Carolina General Statutes > Chapter 23 > Article 5 - General Provisions under Articles 2, 3, and 4

  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • property: shall include all property, both real and personal. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.