§ 42-2-1 When authorized; jurisdiction of probate court
§ 42-2-2 Application
§ 42-2-3 Order appointing day of hearing; publication and service of notice of hearing
§ 42-2-4 Appointment of guardian ad litem and counsel for infants and persons of unsound mind
§ 42-2-5 Failure of owner to appear at hearing
§ 42-2-6 Conduct of hearing; order granting or refusing application; appeal from grant or refusal of application
§ 42-2-7 Commissioners for assessment of damages and compensation – Appointment; notice to commissioners; duties
§ 42-2-8 Commissioners for assessment of damages and compensation – Report
§ 42-2-9 Appeal from assessment of damages
§ 42-2-10 Order of condemnation vests title; right of entry on land pending appeal
§ 42-2-11 When damages to be paid; failure to pay damages
§ 42-2-12 Appointment of commissioner to execute conveyance

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 42 > Chapter 2 - Condemnation of Land or Rights-of-Way

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • board: The Alcoholic Beverage Control Board. See Alabama Code 28-3-1
  • brandy: All beverages that are an alcoholic distillate from the fermented juice, mash, or wine of fruit, or from the residue thereof, produced in such manner that the distillate possesses the taste, aroma, and characteristics generally attributed to the beverage, as bottled at not less than 80 degree proof. See Alabama Code 28-3-1
  • circuit: means judicial circuit. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • 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.
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • 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.
  • liquor: Any alcoholic, spirituous, vinous, fermented, or other alcoholic beverage, or combination of liquors and mixed liquor, a part of which is spirituous, fermented, vinous, or otherwise alcoholic, and all drinks or drinkable liquids, preparations, or mixtures intended for beverage purposes, which contain one-half of one percent or more of alcohol by volume, except beer and table wine. See Alabama Code 28-3-1
  • month: means a calendar month. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • person: Every natural person, association, or corporation. See Alabama Code 28-3-1
  • population: The population according to the last preceding or any subsequent decennial census of the United States, except where a municipality is incorporated subsequent to the last census, in which event, its population until the next decennial census shall be the population of the municipality as determined by the judge of probate of the county as the official population on the date of its incorporation. See Alabama Code 28-3-1
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.