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Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 33 > Chapter 17 - Residential Rental Property
- 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.
- Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
- Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
- Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
- Managing agent: means a person, corporation, partnership or limited liability company that is authorized by the owner to operate and manage the property. See Arizona Laws 33-1901
- Month: means a calendar month unless otherwise expressed. See Arizona Laws 1-215
- Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
- 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.
- 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.
- Process: means a citation, writ or summons issued in the course of judicial proceedings. See Arizona Laws 1-215
- Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
- Recourse: An arrangement in which a bank retains, in form or in substance, any credit risk directly or indirectly associated with an asset it has sold (in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles) that exceeds a pro rata share of the bank's claim on the asset. If a bank has no claim on an asset it has sold, then the retention of any credit risk is recourse. Source: FDIC
- Residential rental property: means property that is used solely as leased or rented property for residential purposes. See Arizona Laws 33-1901
- Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
- Slum property: means residential rental property that has deteriorated or is in a state of disrepair and that manifests one or more of the following conditions that are a danger to the health or safety of the public:
(a) Structurally unsound exterior surfaces, roof, walls, doors, floors, stairwells, porches or railings. See Arizona Laws 33-1901
- Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
- Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.