§ 38-9E-1 Short title
§ 38-9E-2 Definitions
§ 38-9E-3 Elder abuse and neglect – First degree
§ 38-9E-4 Elder abuse and neglect – Second degree
§ 38-9E-5 Elder abuse and neglect – Third degree
§ 38-9E-6 Financial exploitation of an elderly person – First degree
§ 38-9E-7 Financial exploitation of an elderly person – Second degree
§ 38-9E-8 Financial exploitation of an elderly person – Third degree
§ 38-9E-9 Financial exploitation of an elderly person – Prosecution
§ 38-9E-10 Liability of persons reporting or investigating violations
§ 38-9E-11 Remedies
§ 38-9E-12 Liability of physicians

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 38 > Chapter 9E - Protecting Alabama's Elders Act. Transferred

  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • 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.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.