§ 16-20-1 “School lands” defined
§ 16-20-2 Timber on reserved lots not to be injured
§ 16-20-3 When Secretary of State issues patent
§ 16-20-4 Notes placed with Attorney General for collection
§ 16-20-5 State pledged to pay interest on school land funds
§ 16-20-6 When title acquired by adverse possession
§ 16-20-7 Township lines abolished
§ 16-20-8 Sale of land deeded to state for school purposes – When authorized; deeds
§ 16-20-9 Sale of land deeded to state for school purposes – Disposition of proceeds

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 16 > Chapter 20

  • 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.
  • county: Any county of the state. See Alabama Code 45-18-242.11
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • 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.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • following: means next after. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608
  • grant: Any gift, grant, appropriation, donation, or advance by any donor, whether absolute or conditional, for any purpose. See Alabama Code 45-18-242.11
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • month: means a calendar month. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • preceding: means next before. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608
  • PUBLIC CORPORATION: Any board, authority or other county public corporation incorporated with the approval of, or more than one of the directors of which are elected or appointed by, the governing body of a county. See Alabama Code 45-18-242.11
  • securities: One or more bonds, notes, warrants or certificates of indebtedness of a county or public corporation. See Alabama Code 45-18-242.11
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • state: The State of Alabama. See Alabama Code 45-18-242.11
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • United States: includes the territories thereof and the District of Columbia. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608