Article 1 General Provisions 26-10-4.1
Article 2 Subsidized Adoption 26-10-20 – 26-10-30

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 26 > Chapter 10

  • ADOPTION SUBSIDY: A money payment, services, deferred payment, or any combination thereof that is provided to a child with special needs or circumstances after submission of an application to the department. See Alabama Code 26-10-22
  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • agency: The department or a child welfare agency which is authorized in its license issued by the department to place children for adoption. See Alabama Code 26-10-22
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • application: The submission to the department of a complete application as defined by the department with documentation of the child's special needs. See Alabama Code 26-10-22
  • brand: The trade name or other designation under which a particular petroleum product is sold, offered for sale, or otherwise identified. See Alabama Code 45-17-231.20
  • child: An individual under 19 years of age, or an individual 19 or 20 years of age and eligible for Title IV-E Federal Funding, who is:

    a. See Alabama Code 26-10-22

  • department: The Department of Human Resources. See Alabama Code 26-10-22
  • EMOTIONAL TIES: Includes all of the following:

    a. See Alabama Code 26-10-22

  • Impeachment: (1) The process of calling something into question, as in "impeaching the testimony of a witness." (2) The constitutional process whereby the House of Representatives may "impeach" (accuse of misconduct) high officers of the federal government for trial in the Senate.
  • LUBRICATING OIL: Those products of petroleum that are commonly used in lubricating or oiling engines and any devices or substitutes for such products of petroleum. See Alabama Code 45-17-231.20
  • MENTAL DISABILITY: A condition which is characterized by impaired intellectual development and impedes the ability to function independently as diagnosed by a licensed medical doctor or qualified mental health professional. See Alabama Code 26-10-22
  • person: Any natural person, firm, partnership, association, corporation, receiver, trust, estate, or other entity as well as any other group or combination thereof acting as a unit. See Alabama Code 45-17-231.20
  • PERSONAL PROPERTY INSTRUMENT: Any instrument or document affecting the title to personal property only, as distinguished from real property, that may be now or hereafter required to be filed or titled for record in the probate office, in accordance with the applicable requirements of the laws of this state, including, without limitation, Sections 35-4-50 and 35-4-90. See Alabama Code 45-18-82.51
  • PETROLEUM PRODUCTS: Gasoline, diesel fuel, and lubricating oil. See Alabama Code 45-17-231.20
  • PHYSICAL DISABILITY: One of the following conditions:

    a. See Alabama Code 26-10-22

  • REAL PROPERTY INSTRUMENT: Includes any instrument or document affecting the title to real property that may now or hereafter be filed for record in the probate office pursuant to the applicable requirements of the laws of this state, including, without limitation, Section 12-13-43, and all statutes providing for the filing and recording of notices or statements of liens of any kind, notices of judgments, and plats or maps showing the subdivision of real estate. See Alabama Code 45-18-82.51
  • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.