Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 38 > Chapter 9C
- Bequest: Property gifted by will.
- Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
- Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
- DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY: A disability that includes the following items:
a. See Alabama Code 38-9C-3
- Devise: To gift property by will.
- Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
- 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
- provider: Any agency, corporation, or individual who provides services to persons with developmental disabilities and/or traumatic brain injury, provided, that this chapter shall only apply to physicians licensed to practice medicine to the extent that medical services to individuals covered by the chapter must be provided in accordance with established standards of medical care. See Alabama Code 38-9C-3
- Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
- real property: includes lands, tenements and hereditaments. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
- Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
- 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.
- Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
- Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
- TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY: An injury to the brain, not of degenerative or congenital nature but caused by an external physical force, that may produce a diminished or altered state of consciousness, which results in impairment of cognitive abilities or physical functioning. See Alabama Code 38-9C-3
- United States: includes the territories thereof and the District of Columbia. See Alabama Code 1-1-1