§ 12-811 Definitions
§ 12-812 Nuisance
§ 12-813 Abatement of nuisance
§ 12-814 Procedure in injunction action
§ 12-815 Priority of action; evidence; costs
§ 12-816 Content of judgment and order
§ 12-817 Civil penalty; forfeiture; accounting
§ 12-818 Petition by commercial operators or qualified electors for action

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 12 > Chapter 7 > Article 1.1

  • Action: includes any matter or proceeding in a court, civil or criminal. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the 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.
  • 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.
  • Habeas corpus: A writ that is usually used to bring a prisoner before the court to determine the legality of his imprisonment. It may also be used to bring a person in custody before the court to give testimony, or to be prosecuted.
  • including: means not limited to and is not a term of exclusion. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Motion picture film: means any film or plate negative, film or plate positive, film or tape designed to be projected on a screen for exhibition, or films, glass slides or transparencies, either in negative or positive form, designed for exhibition by projection on a screen. See Arizona Laws 12-811
  • Nuisance: means any place for the sale or exhibition of obscene motion picture films or pictorial publications. See Arizona Laws 12-811
  • Obscene motion picture film or obscene pictorial publication: means any motion picture, film, video reproduction or pictorial publication which would constitute an obscene item as defined in section 13-3501. See Arizona Laws 12-811
  • 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 any individual, association, partnership, corporation, trustee, lessee, agent or assignee. See Arizona Laws 12-811
  • Pictorial publication: means any book, magazine or pamphlet containing one or more drawings, pictures, photographs or illustrations. See Arizona Laws 12-811
  • Place: means any building, enclosure or any separate part or portion thereof whether permanent or not or the ground itself. See Arizona Laws 12-811
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Property: includes both real and personal property. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • 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.