§ 2935.01 Arrest, citation, and disposition alternatives definitions
§ 2935.011 Officer or employee of bureau of criminal identification and investigation included as peace officer
§ 2935.02 Accused may be arrested in any county
§ 2935.03 Authority to arrest without warrant – pursuit outside jurisdiction
§ 2935.031 Motor vehicle pursuit policy
§ 2935.032 Written policy and procedure for responding to domestic violence incidents or protection order violations
§ 2935.033 Peace officer may assist federal officer under Patriot Act
§ 2935.04 When any person may arrest
§ 2935.041 Detention and arrest of shoplifters – detention of persons in library, museum, or archival institution
§ 2935.05 Filing affidavit where arrest without warrant
§ 2935.06 Private person making arrest
§ 2935.07 Person arrested without warrant shall be informed of cause of arrest
§ 2935.08 Issuance of warrant
§ 2935.081 Peace officer to administer oath or take acknowledgment
§ 2935.09 Person having knowledge of offense to file affidavit – official review before complaint filed
§ 2935.10 Filing of affidavit or complaint procedure
§ 2935.11 Failure to appear in response to summons
§ 2935.12 Nonconsensual, forcible entry
§ 2935.13 Proceedings upon arrest pursuant to warrant
§ 2935.14 Right to communicate with counsel
§ 2935.15 Bail amount
§ 2935.16 Prisoner held without process
§ 2935.17 Form of affidavit
§ 2935.18 Form of warrant, summons or notice
§ 2935.19 Form of affidavit
§ 2935.20 Right to counsel
§ 2935.21 Security for costs
§ 2935.23 Witnesses in felony investigations
§ 2935.24 Service of arrest warrant by electronic means
§ 2935.25 Power of arrest
§ 2935.26 Minor misdemeanor citation
§ 2935.27 Procedure after issuance of minor misdemeanor citation
§ 2935.28 Names of traffic law violators damaging real property to be provided to owner
§ 2935.29 Definition of fresh pursuit and state
§ 2935.30 Authority of foreign police
§ 2935.31 Hearing before magistrate in county of arrest
§ 2935.32 Broadcasting information of crime
§ 2935.33 Inpatient care and treatment of alcoholics and drug addicted persons
§ 2935.36 Pre-trial diversion programs

Terms Used In Ohio Code > Chapter 2935

  • 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.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Another: when used to designate the owner of property which is the subject of an offense, includes not only natural persons but also every other owner of property. See Ohio Code 1.02
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Arraignment: A proceeding in which an individual who is accused of committing a crime is brought into court, told of the charges, and asked to plead guilty or not guilty.
  • 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.
  • Bailiff: a court officer who enforces the rules of behavior in courtrooms.
  • Bond: includes an undertaking. See Ohio Code 1.02
  • Child: includes child by adoption. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • 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.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • 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.
  • Extradition: The formal process of delivering an accused or convicted person from authorities in one state to authorities in another state.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • imprisonment: means being imprisoned under a sentence imposed for an offense or serving a term of imprisonment, prison term, jail term, term of local incarceration, or other term under a sentence imposed for an offense in an institution under the control of the department of rehabilitation and correction, a county, multicounty, municipal, municipal-county, or multicounty-municipal jail or workhouse, a minimum security jail, a community-based correctional facility, or another facility described or referred to in section 2929. See Ohio Code 1.05
  • in writing: includes any representation of words, letters, symbols, or figures; this provision does not affect any law relating to signatures. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Oath: includes affirmation, and "swear" includes affirm. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Peace officer: includes , except as provided in section 2935. See Ohio Code 2935.01
  • Person: includes an individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, and association. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • 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.
  • Population: means that shown by the most recent regular federal census. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Preliminary hearing: A hearing where the judge decides whether there is enough evidence to make the defendant have a trial.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Property: means real and personal property. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Prosecutor: includes the county prosecuting attorney and any assistant prosecutor designated to assist the county prosecuting attorney, and, in the case of courts inferior to courts of common pleas, includes the village solicitor, city director of law, or similar chief legal officer of a municipal corporation, any such officer's assistants, or any attorney designated by the prosecuting attorney of the county to appear for the prosecution of a given case. See Ohio Code 2935.01
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Rule: includes regulation. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • state: means the state of Ohio. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • 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.
  • United States: includes all the states. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Victim advocate: work with prosecutors and assist the victims of a crime.