§ 30-4-1 Separate property of wife – Property held prior to marriage or acquired after marriage
§ 30-4-2 Separate property of wife – Earnings of wife
§ 30-4-3 Separate property of wife – Wearing apparel of wife
§ 30-4-4 Separate property of wife – Damages recovered for injuries to person or reputation
§ 30-4-5 Property of wife subject to provisions of chapter
§ 30-4-6 Husband not liable for antenuptial contracts and torts of wife
§ 30-4-7 Husband not liable for postnuptial contracts and torts of wife
§ 30-4-8 Capacity of wife to contract
§ 30-4-9 Capacity of husband and wife to contract with each other
§ 30-4-10 Assignment of insurance policy designating wife as beneficiary as security for indebtedness exempted from prohibition against contracts of suretyship by wife
§ 30-4-11 Wife to sue and be sued alone upon contracts, torts, etc
§ 30-4-12 Alienation or mortgage of lands by wife without assent and concurrence of husband; lease of lands and tenements of wife without assent and concurrence of husband
§ 30-4-13 Effect of contracts of nonresident married women as to real or personal property situated within state
§ 30-4-14 Married women may dispose of separate estates by will
§ 30-4-15 Married women and widows 18 years of age and over relieved of disabilities of minority
§ 30-4-16 Married men and widowers 18 years of age and over relieved of disabilities of minority; defenses and remedies not affected by section
§ 30-4-17 Revocation of certain transferable interests in property upon divorce or annulment

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 30 > Chapter 4 > Article 1

  • 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
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • 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
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • following: means next after. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • 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.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • non compos mentis: include all persons of unsound mind. 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.
  • person: includes a corporation as well as a natural person. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • Right of survivorship: The ownership rights that result in the acquisition of title to property by reason of having survived other co-owners.
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • writing: includes typewriting and printing on paper. See Alabama Code 1-1-1