§ 38-9F-1 Short title
§ 38-9F-2 Construction and application; purposes
§ 38-9F-3 Definitions
§ 38-9F-4 Issuance of elder abuse protection orders
§ 38-9F-5 Relief; remedies; full faith and credit
§ 38-9F-6 Sworn petition for relief on behalf of elderly person
§ 38-9F-7 Hearing; temporary ex parte protection orders
§ 38-9F-8 Ex parte relief
§ 38-9F-9 Parties to be issued copies of elder abuse protection order; form of orders
§ 38-9F-10 Violations
§ 38-9F-11 Enforcement
§ 38-9F-12 Construction of chapter

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 38 > Chapter 9F - Elder Abuse Protection Order and Enforcement Act

  • ALABAMA MANUFACTURED HOUSING COMMISSION FUND: The fund established to provide necessary revenue for the enforcement of this article. See Alabama Code 24-5-2
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • commission: The Alabama Manufactured Housing Commission. See Alabama Code 24-5-2
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • dealer: Any person, other than a manufacturer, who is duly licensed to sell manufactured homes in this state. See Alabama Code 24-5-2
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • 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.
  • label: The approved form of certification by the manufacturer under the Uniform Standards Code that is permanently affixed to each manufactured home or transportable section thereof, and which serves as the certification by the manufacturer of conformance with the applicable federal manufactured home construction and safety standards in effect the date of manufacture. See Alabama Code 24-5-2
  • MANUFACTURED HOME: A structure, transportable in one or more sections, which when erected on site measures eight body feet or more in width and 32 body feet or more in length, built on a permanent chassis and designed to be used as a dwelling, with or without a permanent foundation, when connected to the required utilities, and includes the plumbing, heating, air-conditioning, and electrical systems contained therein. See Alabama Code 24-5-2
  • MANUFACTURED HOME CONSTRUCTION: All activities relating to the assembly and manufacture of a manufactured home including, but not limited to, those relating to durability, quality, and safety. See Alabama Code 24-5-2
  • manufacturer: Any person who manufactures manufactured homes and shall include the manufacturer, factory branch, or factory representative. See Alabama Code 24-5-2
  • person: A person, firm, partnership, company, corporation, or association engaged in manufacturing or selling manufactured homes. See Alabama Code 24-5-2
  • person: includes a corporation as well as a natural person. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • property: includes both real and personal property. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • UNIFORM STANDARDS CODE: The federal manufactured home construction or safety standards promulgated pursuant to Section 604 of the National Mobile Home Construction and Safety Standards Act of 1974, published in Public Law 93-383, 42 U. See Alabama Code 24-5-2
  • United States: includes the territories thereof and the District of Columbia. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.