§ 12-5-1 Administrative Office of Courts created
§ 12-5-3 Department of Court Management established; powers and duties generally
§ 12-5-2 Service by Administrative Office of Courts as agency for application for and receipt of grants, etc., and coordination of studies, etc., as to improvement of administration of justice; appointment, compensation, etc., of officers, employees, etc., of Ad
§ 12-5-6 Department to be responsible for trial court administration
§ 12-5-5 Applicability of provisions of State Merit System to officers, employees, etc., of department
§ 12-5-4 Appointment, duties, etc., of court administrator and assistant court administrator; appointment and compensation of other employees of department
§ 12-5-7 Entitlement to insurance, retirement and other state employees’ benefits of officers, employees, etc., of Administrative Office of Courts and Department of Court Management
§ 12-5-8 Administrative Director of Courts ex officio head of Department of Court Management and head of Administrative Office of Courts
§ 12-5-9 Administrative Director of Courts to assist Chief Justice with duties as administrative head of judicial system
§ 12-5-10 Powers and duties of Administrative Director of Courts generally
§ 12-5-11 Direction of expenditure of funds appropriated to accounts of colleges of judges and accounts for judicial education of justices, judges or court-supportive personnel and payment of expenses of justices, judges or court-supportive personnel attending co
§ 12-5-12 Study of applications for funds, grants, etc., from federal governmental agencies or entities, direction of disbursement of funds, grants, etc.; designation of moneys previously appropriated to certain state agencies as matching funds; application for f
§ 12-5-13 Coordination of functions and duties of administrative personnel of trial courts or local court systems; transfer and direction of expenditure of moneys appropriated to certain state agencies and courts
§ 12-5-14 Employment of consultants by Chief Justice and Administrative Director of Courts
§ 12-5-15 Delegation to Administrative Director of Courts, court administrator, etc., of authority to act for Chief Justice
§ 12-5-16 Membership of Chief Justice and officers, employees, etc., of Administrative Office of Courts and Department of Court Management in organizations and associations devoted to improvement of justice, etc., authorized; payment of membership dues therefor a
§ 12-5-17 Attendance at colleges, conferences, etc., pertaining to administration of courts by Chief Justice, officers, employees, etc., of Administrative Office of Courts and Department of Court Management, members of judiciary and court-supportive personnel aut
§ 12-5-18 Use of members of judiciary and court-supportive personnel for studies, projects, etc., to improve the administration of justice
§ 12-5-19 Payment of expenses of conferences or meetings sponsored by Administrative Office of Courts or Department of Court Management
§ 12-5-20 Review, etc., of administrative decisions of Chief Justice or Administrative Director of Courts by Supreme Court justices
§ 12-5-21 Appointment, compensation, etc., of confidential secretaries for retired justices or judges performing active duty for Supreme Court or courts of appeals

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 12 > Chapter 5

  • 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.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Embezzlement: In most states, embezzlement is defined as theft/larceny of assets (money or property) by a person in a position of trust or responsibility over those assets. Embezzlement typically occurs in the employment and corporate settings. Source: OCC
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Legatee: A beneficiary of a decedent
  • oath: includes affirmation. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • Testator: A male person who leaves a will at death.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.