§ 35-6A-1 Short title
§ 35-6A-2 Definitions
§ 35-6A-3 Application and construction of chapter
§ 35-6A-4 Service of process
§ 35-6A-5 Commisioners
§ 35-6A-6 Determination of value of property; appraisal; notice and hearing
§ 35-6A-7 Request for partition by sale; purchase of interests
§ 35-6A-8 Partition in kind – Circumstances
§ 35-6A-9 Partition in kind – Factors
§ 35-6A-10 Methods of sale
§ 35-6A-11 Report required for open market sale
§ 35-6A-12 Effect on mortgage, lien, or obligation
§ 35-6A-13 Construction with other laws
§ 35-6A-14 Relation to federal law

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 35 > Chapter 6A

  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • 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.
  • Intestate: Dying without leaving a will.
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Sole ownership: The type of property ownership in which one individual holds legal title to the property and has full control of it.
  • Tenancy in common: A type of property ownership in which two or more individuals have an undivided interest in property. At the death of one tenant in common, his (her) fractional percentage of ownership in the property passes to the decedent
  • writing: includes typewriting and printing on paper. See Alabama Code 1-1-1