§ 2941.01 Indictment definitions
§ 2941.02 Indictment processes apply to informations
§ 2941.021 Offenses prosecuted by information
§ 2941.03 Sufficiency of indictment or information
§ 2941.04 Two or more offenses in one indictment or information
§ 2941.05 Statement that accused has committed some public offense
§ 2941.06 Form of indictment
§ 2941.07 Bill of particulars
§ 2941.08 Defects which do not affect validity of indictment or information
§ 2941.09 Identification of group, association, or corporation
§ 2941.10 Indictment failing to negative any exception, excuse, or proviso contained in statute
§ 2941.11 Allege prior conviction
§ 2941.12 Pleading a statute or right derived therefrom
§ 2941.13 Pleading a judgment or other determination
§ 2941.14 Indictment for aggravated murder, murder, or voluntary or involuntary manslaughter – specifications
§ 2941.141 Firearm on or about offender’s person or under offender’s control specification
§ 2941.142 Criminal gang participation specification
§ 2941.143 Offense in school safety zone or towards a person in school safety zone specification
§ 2941.144 Automatic firearm or firearm muffler or suppressor specification
§ 2941.145 Firearm displayed, brandished, indicated that offender possessed the firearm, or used it to facilitate offense specification
§ 2941.146 Firearm discharged from motor vehicle specification
§ 2941.147 Sexual motivation specification
§ 2941.148 Sexually violent predator specification
§ 2941.149 Repeat violent offender specification
§ 2941.1410 Major drug offender specification
§ 2941.1411 Offender wore or carried body armor specification
§ 2941.1412 Discharged firearm at peace officer or corrections officer specification
§ 2941.1413 Mandatory additional prison term for felony OVI violation precluded unless charging instrument specifies prior convictions
§ 2941.1414 Peace officer victim of aggravated vehicular homicide specification
§ 2941.1415 Multiple OVI violations specification
§ 2941.1416 Mandatory additional jail term for misdemeanor OVI violation precluded unless charging instrument specifies prior convictions
§ 2941.1417 Property subject to forfeiture – indictment specifications
§ 2941.1418 Rape – offender age specification
§ 2941.1419 Rape – victim age specification
§ 2941.1420 Rape – previous conviction or serious physical harm specification
§ 2941.1421 School proximity specification for certain sex offenses
§ 2941.1422 Mandatory prison term – furtherance of human trafficking
§ 2941.1423 Mandatory prison term – pregnancy known to offender
§ 2941.1424 Specification of violent career criminal
§ 2941.1425 Use of accelerant in committing violent felony
§ 2941.1426 Impositin of mandatory sentence under section 2929.14
§ 2941.15 Sufficiency of indictment or information for forgery
§ 2941.16 Description of forgery materials sufficient
§ 2941.17 Description of writing by usual name or purport
§ 2941.18 Perjury or falsification allegations
§ 2941.19 Allegations involving intent to defraud
§ 2941.20 Allegations involving sale, possession, transportation, buying, or giving intoxicating liquor
§ 2941.21 Allegations involving property belonging to partners or joint owners
§ 2941.22 Allegations involving ownership or value of will, codicil, or other testamentary instrument
§ 2941.23 Allegations involving elections
§ 2941.25 Allied offenses of similar import – multiple counts
§ 2941.26 Variance between indictment and evidence
§ 2941.27 Plea in abatement or other dilatory plea
§ 2941.28 Misjoinder of parties or offenses not grounds for dismissal
§ 2941.29 Objection to defect in indictment or information
§ 2941.30 Amending indictment, information, or bill of particulars
§ 2941.31 Quashed indictment – nolle prosequi
§ 2941.32 Two or more indictments pending
§ 2941.33 Nolle prosequi how entered
§ 2941.34 Indictment or information mutilated, obliterated, lost, mislaid, or destroyed
§ 2941.35 Misdemeanor prosecutions
§ 2941.36 Issuing arrest warrants
§ 2941.37 Warrant when accused resides out of county
§ 2941.38 Warrant when accused escapes
§ 2941.39 Indictment of convict in a state correctional institution
§ 2941.40 Convicts removed to county for sentence or trial
§ 2941.401 Request for a final disposition on pending charges by prisoner
§ 2941.41 Request for a final disposition on pending charges by prisoner – warrant
§ 2941.42 Request for a final disposition on pending charges by prisoner – confinement
§ 2941.43 Request for a final disposition on pending charges by prisoner – disposition following trial
§ 2941.44 Arrest of escaped convict – expense of return
§ 2941.45 Trial of person serving workhouse sentence
§ 2941.46 Arrest for violations of conditional pardon or parole
§ 2941.47 Summons on informations and indictments against corporations
§ 2941.48 Recognizance of witnesses for appearance at trial
§ 2941.49 Service of indictments
§ 2941.51 Counsel for indigents
§ 2941.53 Methods of excepting an indictment
§ 2941.54 Motion to quash indictment
§ 2941.55 Plea in abatement to indictment
§ 2941.56 Fail to indict in true name
§ 2941.57 Demurrer
§ 2941.58 Resubmission to grand jury
§ 2941.59 Waiver of defects which may be excepted to
§ 2941.60 Prosecuting attorney may demur to plea in abatement
§ 2941.61 Overruling demurrer to plea in abatement
§ 2941.62 Immediate hearing on motions to quash, pleas in abatement, and demurrers
§ 2941.63 Appointment of counsel to assist prosecutor when public interest requires it

Terms Used In Ohio Code > Chapter 2941

  • Acquittal:
    1. Judgement that a criminal defendant has not been proved guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
    2. A verdict of "not guilty."
     
  • 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.
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • 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.
  • Child: includes child by adoption. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Codicil: An addition, change, or supplement to a will executed with the same formalities required for the will itself.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
  • 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.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: includes an individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, and association. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • 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.
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Property: means real and personal property. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • 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.
  • Rule: includes regulation. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • 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.
  • Testator: A male person who leaves a will at death.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • 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.
  • True bill: Another word for indictment.
  • United States: includes all the states. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.