§ 14-07-01 Mutual obligations
§ 14-07-03 Duty to support
§ 14-07-04 Separate property – Rights and privileges
§ 14-07-05 Rights and liabilities of married person
§ 14-07-06 Contracts between husband and wife and third persons as to property
§ 14-07-07 Contracts to alter marital relations
§ 14-07-08 Separate and mutual rights and liabilities of husband and wife
§ 14-07-09 Curtesy and dower extinguished
§ 14-07-10 Mutual liability for necessaries
§ 14-07-11 Spouse liable for support – Exception
§ 14-07-12 Transfer of property when abandoned or imprisoned
§ 14-07-13 Contracts made under power given by court binding on both parties
§ 14-07-14 When order for transfer may be set aside
§ 14-07-15 Abandonment or nonsupport of child – Penalty
§ 14-07-16 Abandonment or nonsupport of spouse – Penalty
§ 14-07-17 Presumption of intent to abandon
§ 14-07-19 Bond may be given in lieu of punishment
§ 14-07-20 Conditions of bond
§ 14-07-21 Violation of conditions of bond – Who may sue on breach
§ 14-07-22 Evidence required to prove relationship

Terms Used In North Dakota Code > Chapter 14-07

  • 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.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • children: includes children by birth and by adoption. See North Dakota Code 1-01-18
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • 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.
  • Dower: A widow
  • 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.
  • Individual: means a human being. See North Dakota Code 1-01-49
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Organization: includes a foreign or domestic association, business trust, corporation, enterprise, estate, joint venture, limited liability company, limited liability partnership, limited partnership, partnership, trust, or any legal or commercial entity. See North Dakota Code 1-01-49
  • Penitentiary: includes any affiliated facilities. See North Dakota Code 1-01-49
  • Person: means an individual, organization, government, political subdivision, or government agency or instrumentality. See North Dakota Code 1-01-49
  • 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.
  • Property: includes property, real and personal. See North Dakota Code 1-01-49
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See North Dakota Code 1-01-49
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • year: means twelve consecutive months. See North Dakota Code 1-01-33