§ 27-17-1 Applicability of chapter; “burial insurance” defined
§ 27-17-2 Policy provisions – Generally
§ 27-17-3 Policy provisions – Grace period
§ 27-17-4 Policy provisions – Entire contract; representations
§ 27-17-5 Policy provisions – Incontestability
§ 27-17-6 Policy provisions – Reinstatement
§ 27-17-7 Policy provisions – Authorized funeral director or monument dealer
§ 27-17-8 Policy provisions – Furnishing of merchandise and services – Generally
§ 27-17-9 Policy provisions – Furnishing of merchandise and services – Cash benefit in lieu thereof
§ 27-17-10 Policy provisions – Beneficiary
§ 27-17-11 Policy provisions – Payment of cash benefits
§ 27-17-12 Policy provisions – Waiver, etc., of policy terms or conditions
§ 27-17-13 Policy provisions – Nonforfeiture benefits and cash surrender values
§ 27-17-14 Policy provisions – Title
§ 27-17-15 Applicability of other provisions to chapter
§ 27-17-16 Valuation of life insurance reserve liabilities for burial insurance policies; increase in amount of insurance; minimum standards for valuation; notice to commissioner as to change in valuation standards; increase in retail value, nonforfeiture value, a

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 27 > Chapter 17 - Burial Insurance Policies

  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • 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
  • circuit: means judicial circuit. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Grace period: The number of days you'll have to pay your bill for purchases in full without triggering a finance charge. Source: Federal Reserve
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • 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.
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • 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.
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • month: means a calendar month. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • 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 1-1-1
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.