§ 32-3631 Disciplinary proceedings; civil penalties
§ 32-3632 Hearing and judicial review; costs and fees; appeal
§ 32-3633 Undue influence; classification
§ 32-3634 Prohibition against discrimination
§ 32-3635 Standards of practice; unprofessional conduct
§ 32-3636 Contingent fees
§ 32-3637 Retention of records; definition
§ 32-3638 Violation; classification
§ 32-3639 Damages; injunctive relief
§ 32-3640 Prohibition; indemnification agreement

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 32 > Chapter 36 > Article 3

  • Action: includes any matter or proceeding in a court, civil or criminal. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Appraisal assignment: means an engagement for which a real estate appraiser is employed or retained to act, or would be perceived by third parties or the public in acting, as a disinterested third party in rendering an unbiased analysis, opinion or conclusion relating to the nature, quality, value or utility of specified interests in or aspects of identified real estate. See Arizona Laws 32-3601
  • Appraisal report: means any communication, written or oral, of an appraisal. See Arizona Laws 32-3601
  • Appraisal review: means the act of reviewing or the report that follows a review of an appraisal assignment or appraisal report in which a real estate appraiser forms an opinion as to the adequacy and appropriateness of the report being reviewed. See Arizona Laws 32-3601
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Department: means the department of financial institutions. See Arizona Laws 32-3601
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • 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.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • including: means not limited to and is not a term of exclusion. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • 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.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Person: includes a corporation, company, partnership, firm, association or society, as well as a natural person. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • 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
  • Property tax agent: means an individual who is designated by a person or is an employee of an entity designated as an agent pursuant to section 42-16001, who acts on behalf of a person who owns, controls or possesses property valued by a county assessor and who receives a fee for the analysis of any matter relating to the review of the valuation of the person's property before the assessor. See Arizona Laws 32-3601
  • Real estate: means an identified parcel or tract of land, including improvements, if any. See Arizona Laws 32-3601
  • real estate appraisal: means a statement that is independently and impartially prepared by an individual setting forth an opinion as to the market value of real property as of a specific date and supported by the presentation and analysis of relevant market information. See Arizona Laws 32-3601
  • Registered trainee appraiser: means a person who meets both of the following requirements:

    (a) Is registered with the superintendent and meets the appraiser qualifications board's qualifications for trainee appraisers to perform appraisal services only under the direct supervision of a certified appraiser who has met the minimum criteria to be a supervisory appraiser. See Arizona Laws 32-3601

  • Standards of professional appraisal practice: means the uniform standards of professional appraisal practice adopted by the superintendent. See Arizona Laws 32-3601
  • State-licensed or state-certified appraiser: means a person who develops and communicates appraisals and who holds a current, valid license or certificate issued under this chapter. See Arizona Laws 32-3601
  • Superintendent: means the superintendent of financial institutions. See Arizona Laws 32-3601
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Value: means the monetary relationship between properties and those who buy, sell or use those properties. See Arizona Laws 32-3601
  • Wilfully: means , with respect to conduct or to a circumstance described by a statute defining an offense, that a person is aware or believes that the person's conduct is of that nature or that the circumstance exists. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Writing: includes printing. See Arizona Laws 1-215