§ 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.
  • 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
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • 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.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • real property: includes lands, tenements and hereditaments. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • 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