§ 27-24-1 Applicability of chapter
§ 27-24-2 Sole surety – Corporations
§ 27-24-3 Sole surety – Mutual or reciprocal surety insurers
§ 27-24-4 Sole surety – Cosureties on bond of State Treasurer
§ 27-24-5 Additional bond upon insolvency, etc., of surety
§ 27-24-6 Venue of actions on bonds or undertakings
§ 27-24-7 Estoppel of insurer to deny its power, etc
§ 27-24-8 Rights and remedies of insurers

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 27 > Chapter 24

  • 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.
  • assessment: A standardized diagnostic evaluation for placement in a treatment program. See Alabama Code 45-41-83.01
  • 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.
  • board: The Lee County Alternative Sentencing Board. See Alabama Code 45-41-83.01
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Defense attorney: Represent defendants in criminal matters.
  • drug: Includes all of the following:

    a. See Alabama Code 45-41-83.01

  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • 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.
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • participant: A person who has been approved for participation in the program. See Alabama Code 45-41-83.01
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • program: The Lee County Alternative Sentencing Program. See Alabama Code 45-41-83.01
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.