§ 27-11-1 Purpose of chapter; short title
§ 27-11-2 Prohibition against transaction of insurance business, etc., in state without license; exceptions
§ 27-11-3 Occurrences and acts deemed to constitute transacting of insurance business in state
§ 27-11-4 Actions and proceedings against violating or noncomplying insurers
§ 27-11-5 Secretary of State as agent for service of process on insurer; service of process; attachment of jurisdiction; fees for service
§ 27-11-6 Validity of acts or contracts of unauthorized insurer; actions against or by same
§ 27-11-7 Penalty for violation of chapter

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 27 > Chapter 11

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • 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.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.