§ 8-871 Permanent guardianship of a child
§ 8-872 Permanent guardianship; procedure
§ 8-873 Revocation of permanent guardianship
§ 8-873.01 Permanent guardianship dependency proceedings; reunification services
§ 8-874 Appointment of successor permanent guardian

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 8 > Chapter 4 > Article 12

  • Action: includes any matter or proceeding in a court, civil or criminal. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Adult: means a person who is eighteen years of age or older. See Arizona Laws 8-201
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Business: includes every trade, occupation and profession. See Arizona Laws 29-1001
  • Chief executive office: means the place from which the main part of the partnership's business is managed. See Arizona Laws 29-1001
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Custodian: means a person, other than a parent or legal guardian, who stands in loco parentis to the child or a person to whom legal custody of the child has been given by order of the juvenile court. See Arizona Laws 8-201
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Debtor in bankruptcy: means a person who is the subject of either:

    (a) An order for relief under title 11 of the United States Code or a comparable order under a successor statute of general application. See Arizona Laws 29-1001

  • Department: means the department of child safety. See Arizona Laws 8-201
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Distribution: means a transfer of money or other property from a partnership to a partner in the partner's capacity as a partner or to the partner's transferee. See Arizona Laws 29-1001
  • 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.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • including: means not limited to and is not a term of exclusion. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • 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.
  • Limited liability partnership: means a partnership or limited partnership that has filed a statement of qualification under section 29-1101. See Arizona Laws 29-1001
  • Limited partnership: means a limited partnership created under chapter 3 of this title, predecessor law or comparable law of another jurisdiction. See Arizona Laws 29-1001
  • Minor: means a person under the age of eighteen years. 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.
  • Partner: means a general partner and, for purposes of article 9 of this chapter, both a general partner and a limited partner. See Arizona Laws 29-1001
  • Partnership: means an association or entity formed under section 29-1012, a predecessor law or a comparable law of another jurisdiction. See Arizona Laws 29-1001
  • Partnership agreement: means the agreement, whether written, oral or implied, among the partners concerning the partnership, including amendments to the partnership agreement. See Arizona Laws 29-1001
  • Partnership at will: means a partnership in which the partners have not agreed to remain partners until the expiration of a definite term or the completion of a particular undertaking. See Arizona Laws 29-1001
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, association, joint venture, government, governmental subdivision, agency or instrumentality or any other legal or commercial entity. See Arizona Laws 29-1001
  • Person: includes a corporation, company, partnership, firm, association or society, as well as a natural person. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action and evidences of debt. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Petition: means a written statement of the essential facts that allege delinquency, incorrigibility or dependency. See Arizona Laws 8-201
  • Property: means all property, real, personal or mixed, tangible or intangible, or any interest in such property. See Arizona Laws 29-1001
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Registered mail: includes certified mail. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • State: means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico or any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. See Arizona Laws 29-1001
  • Statement: means a statement of partnership authority under section 29-1023, a statement of denial under section 29-1024, a statement of dissociation under section 29-1064, a statement of dissolution under section 29-1075, a statement of merger under section 29-2205, a statement of qualification as a limited liability partnership under section 29-1101, a statement of foreign qualification under section 29-1106 or an amendment or cancellation of any of the foregoing. See Arizona Laws 29-1001
  • Transfer: includes an assignment, conveyance, lease, mortgage, deed and encumbrance. See Arizona Laws 29-1001
  • 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
  • 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