Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 27 > Chapter 31C
- Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
- Recourse: An arrangement in which a bank retains, in form or in substance, any credit risk directly or indirectly associated with an asset it has sold (in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles) that exceeds a pro rata share of the bank's claim on the asset. If a bank has no claim on an asset it has sold, then the retention of any credit risk is recourse. Source: FDIC
- Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.