§ 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

  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Bequeath: To gift property by will.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • 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
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Mortgagor: The person who pledges property to a creditor as collateral for a loan and who receives the money.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • 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.