§ 27-43-1 Short title
§ 27-43-2 Purpose of chapter
§ 27-43-3 Definitions
§ 27-43-4 Applicability of chapter
§ 27-43-5 Authorization of prepaid legal expense insurance business required
§ 27-43-6 Insurers deemed eligible to transact legal expense insurance
§ 27-43-7 Procedure for incorporation of legal services insurance corporation generally
§ 27-43-8 Filing of application for certificate of authority; contents of application; issuance of certificate
§ 27-43-9 Bond or deposit requirements
§ 27-43-10 Types of legal expense insurance; policy and certificate forms; issuance of policies and certificates
§ 27-43-11 Premium rates
§ 27-43-12 Filing, approval, etc., of contracts between insurers and attorneys, etc
§ 27-43-13 Fees and taxes required of legal service insurance corporations; applicability of general insurance laws to legal service insurance corporations
§ 27-43-14 Applicability of Chapters 7 and 8A
§ 27-43-15 Registration requirements – Sales agents
§ 27-43-16 Grounds for compulsory refusal, suspension, revocation, etc., of registration of contracting sales agents
§ 27-43-17 Grounds for discretionary refusal, suspension, revocation, etc., of registration of contracting sales agents
§ 27-43-18 Procedure for refusal, suspension, revocation, etc., of registration of contracting sales agent
§ 27-43-19 Imposition of administrative penalty in lieu of suspension, revocation, etc., of registration
§ 27-43-20 Funds belonging to legal service insurance corporations received by agents to be held in trust; accounting for and disposition of funds by agents; appropriation of funds, etc., by agent
§ 27-43-21 Disposition of moneys received from licenses and fees
§ 27-43-22 Promulgation of rules and regulations
§ 27-43-23 Construction of chapter

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 27 > Chapter 43

  • 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.
  • 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
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • department: The Department of Insurance;

    (2) COMMISSIONER. See Alabama Code 27-43-3

  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • 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.
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • insurer: Any person authorized to do a casualty insurance business or life, accident and sickness insurance business as an insurer in this state and organizations authorized to transact legal expense insurance under Section 27-43-8;

    (4) LEGAL EXPENSE INSURANCE. See Alabama Code 27-43-3

  • 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.
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • writing: includes typewriting and printing on paper. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • year: means a calendar year; but, whenever the word "year" is used in reference to any appropriations for the payment of money out of the treasury, it shall mean fiscal year. See Alabama Code 1-1-1