§ 6-8-100 Answer of tender; judgment thereon
§ 6-8-101 Litigation on merits after loss on certain defenses not bar to raising of same defenses on appeal
§ 6-8-102 Filing of copies in place of missing pleadings, etc
§ 6-8-103 Allowing omissions in testimony to be supplied
§ 6-8-104 Limit of two new trials

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 6 > Chapter 8 > Article 6

  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • 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.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.