Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 36 > Chapter 23
- Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
- circuit: means judicial circuit. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
- 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.
- Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.