Article 1 General Provisions 34-3-1 – 34-3-25
Article 2 Board of Commissioners 34-3-40 – 34-3-44
Article 3 Fees and Liens 34-3-60 – 34-3-62
Article 4 Disciplinary Proceedings 34-3-80 – 34-3-89
Article 5 State Bar Building Foundation 34-3-100 – 34-3-108

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 34 > Chapter 3

  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Attorney-at-law: A person who is legally qualified and licensed to practice law, and to represent and act for clients in legal proceedings.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • 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.
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • regulations: The regulations implementing Part H of Public Law 99-457 as amended (20 U. See Alabama Code 45-35-20.01
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • United States: includes the territories thereof and the District of Columbia. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.