Sections
Article 1 Judgments 09.30.010 – 09.30.070
Article 2 Uniform Foreign Money-Judgments Recognition Act 09.30.100 – 09.30.180
Article 3 Uniform Enforcement of Foreign Judgments Act 09.30.200 – 09.30.270
Article 4 Satisfaction of Judgments 09.30.300 – 09.30.310

Terms Used In Alaska Statutes > Chapter 30

  • action: includes any matter or proceeding in a court, civil or criminal. See Alaska Statutes 01.10.060
  • advance health care directive: means an individual instruction or a durable power of attorney for health care. See Alaska Statutes 13.52.390
  • 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.
  • agent: means an individual designated in a durable power of attorney for health care to make a health care decision for the individual granting the power. See Alaska Statutes 13.52.390
  • anatomical gift: means a donation of all or a part of a human body to take effect after the donor?s death for the purpose of transplantation, therapy, research, or education. See Alaska Statutes 13.52.390
  • 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.
  • available: means , when referring to a person, that the

    (A) person?s existence is known. See Alaska Statutes 13.52.390

  • best interest: means that the benefits to the individual resulting from a treatment outweigh the burdens to the individual resulting from that treatment after assessing

    (A) the effect of the treatment on the physical, emotional, and cognitive functions of the patient. See Alaska Statutes 13.52.390

  • cardiopulmonary resuscitation: means an attempt to restore spontaneous circulation. See Alaska Statutes 13.52.390
  • competent: means that an individual has the capacity

    (A) to assimilate relevant facts and to appreciate and understand the individual?s situation with regard to those facts. See Alaska Statutes 13.52.390

  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • department: means the Department of Health and Social Services. See Alaska Statutes 13.52.390
  • department: means the Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development. See Alaska Statutes 06.20.900
  • do not resuscitate identification: means an identification card, form, necklace, or bracelet that carries the standardized design or symbol developed by the department under AS 13. See Alaska Statutes 13.52.390
  • do not resuscitate order: means a directive from a licensed physician that emergency cardiopulmonary resuscitation should not be administered to a qualified patient. See Alaska Statutes 13.52.390
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • durable power of attorney for health care: means a power of attorney that remains in effect when the principal lacks capacity. See Alaska Statutes 13.52.390
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • guardian: means a judicially appointed person having authority to make a health care decision for an individual. See Alaska Statutes 13.52.390
  • health care: means any care, treatment, service, or procedure to maintain, diagnose, or otherwise affect an individual?s physical or mental condition. See Alaska Statutes 13.52.390
  • health care decision: means a decision made by an individual or the individual?s agent, guardian, or surrogate regarding the individual?s health care, including

    (A) selection and discharge of health care providers and institutions. See Alaska Statutes 13.52.390

  • health care facility: means a nursing home, a rehabilitation center, a long-term care facility, and any other health care institution that administers health care and that provides overnight stays in the ordinary course of the facility?s business. See Alaska Statutes 13.52.390
  • health care institution: means an institution, facility, or agency licensed, certified, or otherwise authorized or permitted by law to provide health care in the ordinary course of business. See Alaska Statutes 13.52.390
  • health care provider: means an individual licensed, certified, or otherwise authorized or permitted by law to provide health care in the ordinary course of business or practice of a profession. See Alaska Statutes 13.52.390
  • hospital: means a facility

    (A) licensed, accredited, or approved as a hospital under the laws of this state. See Alaska Statutes 13.52.390

  • individual instruction: means an individual?s direction concerning a health care decision for the individual. See Alaska Statutes 13.52.390
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • life-sustaining procedures: means any medical treatment, procedure, or intervention that, in the judgment of the primary physician, when applied to a patient with a qualifying condition, would not be effective to remove the qualifying condition, would serve only to prolong the dying process, or, when administered to a patient with a condition of permanent unconsciousness, may keep the patient alive but is not expected to restore consciousness. See Alaska Statutes 13.52.390
  • mental health facility: has the meaning given to "designated treatment facility" in AS 47. See Alaska Statutes 13.52.390
  • mental health treatment: means electroconvulsive treatment, treatment with psychotropic medication, or admission to and retention in a health care institution for mental health treatment. See Alaska Statutes 13.52.390
  • municipality: means a political subdivision incorporated under the laws of the state that is a home rule or general law city, a home rule or general law borough, or a unified municipality. See Alaska Statutes 01.10.060
  • part: means an organ, tissue, or an eye of a human being, except fetal tissue. See Alaska Statutes 13.52.390
  • person: means an individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, joint venture, association, government, governmental subdivision, governmental agency, or another legal or commercial entity. See Alaska Statutes 13.52.390
  • power of attorney: means the designation of an agent to make health care decisions for the individual granting the power. See Alaska Statutes 13.52.390
  • primary physician: means a physician designated by an individual, or by the individual?s agent, guardian, or surrogate, to have primary responsibility for the individual?s health care or, in the absence of a designation or if the designated physician is not reasonably available, a physician who undertakes the responsibility. See Alaska Statutes 13.52.390
  • qualified patient: means a patient with a qualifying condition who is eligible for do not resuscitate identification. See Alaska Statutes 13.52.390
  • qualifying condition: means a terminal condition or permanent unconsciousness in a patient. See Alaska Statutes 13.52.390
  • reasonably available: means available using a level of diligence appropriate to the seriousness and urgency of an individual?s health care needs. See Alaska Statutes 13.52.390
  • state: means a state, territory, or possession of the United States, the District of Columbia, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. See Alaska Statutes 13.52.390
  • supervising health care provider: means the primary physician or the physician?s designee, or the health care provider or the provider?s designee who has undertaken primary responsibility for an individual?s health care. See Alaska Statutes 13.52.390
  • surrogate: means an individual, other than a patient?s agent or guardian, authorized under this chapter to make a health care decision for the patient. See Alaska Statutes 13.52.390
  • terminal condition: means an incurable or irreversible illness or injury

    (A) that without administration of life-sustaining procedures will result in death in a short period of time. See Alaska Statutes 13.52.390

  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • writing: includes printing. See Alaska Statutes 01.10.060