§ 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

  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • writing: includes typewriting and printing on paper. See Alabama Code 1-1-1