§ 11-531 Qualifications
§ 11-532 Powers and duties; definition
§ 11-533 Statement of court and county attorney in connection with sentence
§ 11-534 Effect of failure of county attorney to attend court
§ 11-535 Claims of county attorney against county
§ 11-536 Witness protection
§ 11-537 County attorney juvenile diversion fund
§ 11-538 County attorney victim compensation fund; exemption from lapsing
§ 11-539 State aid to county attorneys fund

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 11 > Chapter 3 > Article 6

  • Acre: means one acre of unsubdivided land. See Arizona Laws 48-2831
  • Action: includes any matter or proceeding in a court, civil or criminal. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • assessment roll: means a special assessment made under this article. See Arizona Laws 48-2831
  • Attorney-at-law: A person who is legally qualified and licensed to practice law, and to represent and act for clients in legal proceedings.
  • Attorney-in-fact: A person who, acting as an agent, is given written authorization by another person to transact business for him (her) out of court.
  • Block: means a parcel of land, whether regular or irregular, that is bounded by streets, or by one or more streets and by one or more boundary lines of the flood protection district. See Arizona Laws 48-2831
  • Board: means the board of directors of the district. See Arizona Laws 48-2831
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Contractor: means a contractor, or a personal representative or assignee of a contractor, and any person or entity procured pursuant to title 34, chapter 6, article 1. See Arizona Laws 48-2831
  • 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.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Delinquency: means delinquency in the payment of an assessment under this article. See Arizona Laws 48-2831
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Engineer: means a person who, under any official title, is the civil engineer or surveyor of the district or the person appointed or employed by the board to perform the duties required of an engineer under this article. See Arizona Laws 48-2831
  • 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.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Flood protection facility: means dams, levies, diversion works, tunnels, excavations, ditches, drains, conduits, channels, outlets and outfalls of every character, and machinery, apparatus, equipment and all appliances and structures necessary or incidental to the construction, installation or operation of a complete flood protection system. See Arizona Laws 48-2831
  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • 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.
  • improvement: means the construction, reconstruction, replacement, renovation and repair of all or part of a flood protection facility. See Arizona Laws 48-2831
  • Improvement bond: means a bond issued under this article. See Arizona Laws 48-2831
  • including: means not limited to and is not a term of exclusion. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • 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.
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Lot: means any portion, piece, parcel or subdivision of land or property. See Arizona Laws 48-2831
  • Minor: means a person under the age of eighteen years. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Month: means a calendar month unless otherwise expressed. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Oath: includes an affirmation or declaration. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • 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.
  • Owner: means the person who, on the day the action or proceeding is begun or a notice is given, possesses legal title to the lot by deed recorded in the county recorder's office or the person who is in possession of the lot under claim of title or exercising acts of ownership over the lot for the person or as the personal representative of the owner. See Arizona Laws 48-2831
  • Parcel: means an unsubdivided parcel of land that is larger than an acre. See Arizona Laws 48-2831
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, limited liability company, association, joint venture, public corporation, government or governmental subdivision, agency or instrumentality or any other legal or commercial entity. See Arizona Laws 11-487.01
  • Person: includes a corporation, company, partnership, firm, association or society, as well as a natural person. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • 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.
  • Process: means a citation, writ or summons issued in the course of judicial proceedings. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Property: includes both real and personal property. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Recess: A temporary interruption of the legislative business.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • same general system of works: means any system of drainage works, of whatever character, combination or construction and by whatever means operated, consisting of one or more connected or disconnected parts or portions, and having one or more outlets or other means of disposing of the water collected or controlled by the works. See Arizona Laws 48-2601
  • secretary: means a member of the board or such other person as may be designated by the board to function as a clerk or secretary. See Arizona Laws 48-2831
  • State: means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands or any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. See Arizona Laws 11-487.01
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Treasurer: means the treasurer of the county in which the district is located. See Arizona Laws 48-2831
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Writ: means an order or precept in writing issued in the name of the state or by a court or judicial officer. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Writing: includes printing. See Arizona Laws 1-215