§ 8-9-1 Mortgage of personalty
§ 8-9-2 Certain agreements void unless in writing
§ 8-9-3 Sufficiency of note of contract – Memorandum of auctioneer
§ 8-9-4 Sufficiency of note of contract – Return or report of officer making judicial sale
§ 8-9-5 Representation or assurance of another’s credit to be in writing
§ 8-9-8 When general assignment or conveyance of substantially all property by debtor inures to benefit of all creditors equally
§ 8-9-10 Agreement in contract to forfeit right of action for not presenting damage claim void; exceptions
§ 8-9-11 Agreements to confess judgment, be sued in different venue or authorize another to confess judgment before commencement of action void; annulment of illegal judgments
§ 8-9-12 Realty conveyance wherein grantee agrees to support grantor during life voidable; exceptions

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 8 > Chapter 9 - Frauds

  • Bequeath: To gift property by will.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Mortgagor: The person who pledges property to a creditor as collateral for a loan and who receives the money.
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • writing: includes typewriting and printing on paper. See Alabama Code 1-1-1