§ 38-9-1 Short title
§ 38-9-2 Definitions
§ 38-9-3 Legislative findings and intent
§ 38-9-4 Arrangements for protective services; liability of department for protective services; services to conform to wishes of person to be served; duty of department to ascertain persons in need of care and protection
§ 38-9-5 Emergency protective services
§ 38-9-6 Protective placement or other protective services
§ 38-9-7 Violations; penalties
§ 38-9-8 Reports by physicians, etc., of physical, sexual, or emotional abuse, neglect, or exploitation – Required; contents; investigation
§ 38-9-9 Reports by physicians, etc., of physical abuse, neglect or exploitation – Immunity of reporter from civil and criminal liability
§ 38-9-10 Reports by physicians, etc., of physical abuse, neglect or exploitation – Penalty for failure to make report
§ 38-9-11 Exemption of officers, agents and employees of department from civil liability

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 38 > Chapter 9

  • Acquittal:
    1. Judgement that a criminal defendant has not been proved guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
    2. A verdict of "not guilty."
  • commissioner: The Commissioner of the State Department of Human Resources. See Alabama Code 23-2-149
  • COUNTY DEPARTMENT: The department of human resources in each of the 67 counties. See Alabama Code 23-2-149
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • FEDERAL GOVERNMENT: The United States of America or any agency or instrumentality thereof. See Alabama Code 24-1-101
  • GOVERNING BODY: The legislative body, council, board of commissioners, county commission, or other body charged with governing the city, town, or county, as the case may be. See Alabama Code 24-1-101
  • 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.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • municipality: Any city or incorporated town in the state. See Alabama Code 24-1-101
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.