§ 26-18-1 Short title
§ 26-18-2 Purpose; precedence of appeals
§ 26-18-3 Definitions
§ 26-18-4 Applicability of Rules of Juvenile Procedure; allegation and proof of ability to assume custody of child
§ 26-18-5 Who may file petition
§ 26-18-6 Service of process
§ 26-18-7 Grounds for termination of parental rights; factors considered; presumption arising from abandonment
§ 26-18-8 Transfer of custody
§ 26-18-9 Periodic review of efforts to achieve adoption of child in custody of another after parental rights terminated
§ 26-18-10 Authority of one in custody to place child for adoption or consent to adoption
§ 26-18-11 Applicability

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 26 > Chapter 18

  • authority: The Lamar County Water Coordinating and Fire Prevention Authority, a public corporation organized pursuant to this part. See Alabama Code 45-38-141
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • board: The Board of Directors of the Lamar County Water Coordinating and Fire Prevention Authority. See Alabama Code 45-38-141
  • bonds: Bonds, notes, and certificates representing an obligation to pay money. See Alabama Code 45-38-141
  • county: Lamar County. See Alabama Code 45-38-141
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • FIRE PROTECTION SERVICE: All services involved in protecting property and life from fires, including, but not limited to, discovering, ascertaining, extinguishing, preventing the spread of or fighting fires, or inspecting property for fire hazards, or any part or combination thereof. See Alabama Code 45-38-141
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Intangible property: Property that has no intrinsic value, but is merely the evidence of value such as stock certificates, bonds, and promissory notes.
  • municipality: An incorporated city or town of Lamar County. See Alabama Code 45-38-141
  • person: Unless limited to a natural person by the context in which it is used, such term includes a public or private corporation, a municipality, a county or an agency, department, or instrumentality of the state or of a county or municipality. See Alabama Code 45-38-141
  • property: Real and personal property and interests therein. See Alabama Code 45-38-141
  • SERVICE AREA: The geographic area or areas in which the authority is authorized by its certificate of incorporation or any amendment thereto to render water and fire protection service, or any thereof, which area may include not only territory located outside the boundaries of any municipality but also territory located within the boundaries of one or more municipalities. See Alabama Code 45-38-141
  • state: The State of Alabama. See Alabama Code 45-38-141
  • Usury: Charging an illegally high interest rate on a loan. Source: OCC
  • WATER SERVICE: The providing, furnishing, supplying, or distributing of water and the performing of all of the functions and activities reasonably incident to the operation of a water system. See Alabama Code 45-38-141
  • WATER SYSTEM: Land, plants, systems, facilities, buildings, and other property, or any combination of any thereof, which are used or useful or capable of future use in providing, furnishing, supplying, or distributing water, including, but not limited to, water supply systems, water distribution systems, reservoirs, wells, intakes, mains, laterals, aqueducts, pumping stations, standpipes, filtration plants, purification plants, meters, valves, fire hydrants, and all necessary appurtenances and equipment, and all properties, rights, easements, and franchises deemed necessary or desirable by the authority for use in rendering water service. See Alabama Code 45-38-141