Article 1 General Provisions
Article 2.5 Reduction of Number of Judges in Superior Court
Article 3 Number of Judges
Article 4 Superior Court Districts in Los Angeles County
Article 5 Sessions
Article 7 Clerk
Article 8 Officers, Attaches, and Employees Generally
Article 8.5 Superior Court Security
Article 9 Official Reporters Generally
Article 10 Official Reporters in Counties With a Population of 70,000 to 100,000
Article 10.1 Official Reporters in Counties with a Population of 750,000 to 1,070,000
Article 10.2 Official Reporters in Counties With a Population of 240,000 to 260,000
Article 10.3 Official Reporters in Counties With a Population of 490,000 to 503,000
Article 10.4 Official Reporters and Fees in Counties With a Population of 375,000 to 400,000
Article 10.5 Official Reporters in Counties with a Population of 10,000 to 10,500
Article 10.6 Official Reporters in Counties With a Population of 210,000 to 220,000
Article 10.7 Official Reporters in Counties With a Population of 300,000 to 310,000
Article 11 Official Reporters and Fees in Particular Counties
Article 12 Alternative Provisions for Official Reporter in Counties With a Population of 700,000 and Under 750,000
Article 12.1 Official Reporters in Tulare County
Article 12.5 Official Reporters in Counties With a Population of 95,000 and Under 120,000
Article 12.7 Official Reporters in Counties with a Population of 140,000 to 147,000
Article 12.8 Official Reporters and Fees in Counties With a Population of 120,000 to 130,000
Article 13 Court Commissioners

Terms Used In California Codes > Government Code > Title 8 > Chapter 5

  • Abandoned: means left without provision for reasonable and necessary care or supervision. See California Family Code 3402
  • action taken: means a collective decision made at a meeting, including a decision upon a motion or resolution. See California Health and Safety Code 101862
  • Advanced transportation technologies: means emerging commercially competitive transportation-related technologies identified by the authority as capable of creating long-term, high-value-added jobs for Californians while enhancing the state's commitment to energy conservation, pollution and greenhouse gas emissions reduction, and transportation efficiency. See California Public Resources Code 26003
  • Advisory Council: means the Dispute Resolution Advisory Council. See California Business and Professions Code 466
  • Airborne toxic control measure: means either of the following:

    California Health and Safety Code 39655

  • Alternative sources: means devices or technologies used for a renewable electrical generation facility, as defined in paragraph (1) of subdivision (a) of Section 25741, a combined heat and power system, as defined in Section 2840. See California Public Resources Code 26003
  • ammunition: includes , but is not limited to, any bullet, cartridge, magazine, clip, speed loader, autoloader, ammunition feeding device, or projectile capable of being fired from a firearm with a deadly consequence. See California Penal Code 16150
  • ammunition vendor: means any person, firm, corporation, or other business enterprise that holds a current ammunition vendor license issued pursuant to Section 30385. See California Penal Code 16151
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Apportionment: means an apportionment made under this chapter unless the context otherwise requires. See California Education Code 16502
  • assault weapon: means the following designated semiautomatic firearms:

    California Penal Code 30510

  • assessed value: means 25 percent of full value to, and including, the 1980-81 fiscal year, and 100 percent of full value for the 1981-82 fiscal year and fiscal years thereafter. See California Government Code 25
  • Association: means the organized body consisting of the purchasers of time-share interests in a time-share plan. See California Business and Professions Code 11212
  • Authority: means the California Alternative Energy and Advanced Transportation Financing Authority established pursuant to Section 26004, and any board, commission, department, or officer succeeding to the functions of the authority, or to which the powers conferred upon the authority by this division shall be given. See California Public Resources Code 26003
  • Authorized representative: means an individual appointed by the State Council on Developmental Disabilities pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 4541 or who is an authorized representative, as defined in Section 4701. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 4512
  • award: as used in this chapter , may include, but is not limited to, contracts, grants, interagency agreements, loans, and other financial agreements designed to fund public interest research, demonstration, and development projects or programs. See California Public Resources Code 25620.1
  • best available control technology: has the meaning provided in Section 40405. See California Health and Safety Code 40951
  • best available retrofit control technology: has the meaning given in Section 40406. See California Health and Safety Code 40952
  • Board: means a local Model Cities resources board. See California Health and Safety Code 36105
  • Board: means the State Allocation Board. See California Education Code 16502
  • Board: means the state board, department, or agency authorized by that act to request the committee to cause bonds to be issued for the purpose of creating a fund that is to be expended by the board for the purposes specified in that act. See California Government Code 16722
  • Bond: means a state general obligation bond issued pursuant to an act adopting the provisions of this chapter. See California Government Code 16722
  • Bond act: means the act authorizing the issuance of state general obligation bonds and adopting this chapter by reference. See California Government Code 16722
  • Child: means an individual who has not attained 18 years of age. See California Family Code 3402
  • Child custody determination: means a judgment, decree, or other order of a court providing for the legal custody, physical custody, or visitation with respect to a child. See California Family Code 3402
  • Child custody proceeding: means a proceeding in which legal custody, physical custody, or visitation with respect to a child is an issue. See California Family Code 3402
  • Circle of support: means a committed group of community members, who may include family members, meeting regularly with an individual with developmental disabilities in order to share experiences, promote autonomy and community involvement, and assist the individual in establishing and maintaining natural supports. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 4512
  • City: includes "city and county" and "incorporated town. See California Streets and Highways Code 15
  • Clerk: means the clerk of the supervising authority. See California Government Code 58004
  • Clerk of court: An officer appointed by the court to work with the chief judge in overseeing the court's administration, especially to assist in managing the flow of cases through the court and to maintain court records.
  • Commencement: means the filing of the first pleading in a proceeding. See California Family Code 3402
  • Commissioner: means the Real Estate Commissioner. See California Business and Professions Code 11212
  • Committee: means the finance committee or other body created by that act and authorized to cause bonds to be issued by the adoption of a resolution or resolutions. See California Government Code 16722
  • Committee: means the Pooled Money Investment Board. See California Government Code 17220
  • Conference committee: A temporary, ad hoc panel composed of conferees from both chamber of a legislature which is formed for the purpose of reconciling differences in legislation that has passed both chambers. Conference committees are usually convened to resolve bicameral differences on major and controversial legislation.
  • Consumer: means any individual who seeks or acquires, by purchase or lease, any goods, services, money, or credit for personal, family, or household purposes. See California Business and Professions Code 302
  • Consumer: means a person who has a disability that meets the definition of developmental disability set forth in subdivision (a). See California Welfare and Institutions Code 4512
  • Continuum: means a coordinated multicomponent services system within geographic regions of the state whose design shall support the sequential developmental needs of persons so that the pattern of these services provides an unbroken chain of experience, maximum personal growth, and liberty. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 4830
  • Coordinator: means the Model Cities Coordinator. See California Health and Safety Code 36105
  • County: includes "city and county. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 14
  • County: includes city and county. See California Health and Safety Code 14
  • county: includes "city and county". See California Penal Code 7
  • County: includes "city and county. See California Corporations Code 14
  • County: includes "city and county. See California Public Resources Code 14
  • County: includes city and county. See California Family Code 67
  • Court: means an entity authorized under the law of a state to establish, enforce, or modify a child custody determination. See California Family Code 3402
  • court-appointed investigator: means a probation officer, domestic relations investigator, or court-appointed evaluator directed by the court to conduct an investigation pursuant to this chapter. See California Family Code 3110
  • Custodial parent: means a party awarded physical custody of a child. See California Family Code 3800
  • custody: means the legal right to custody of the child unless that right is held jointly by two or more persons, in which case "custody" means the physical custody of the child by one of the persons sharing the right to custody. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 17.1
  • Date of separation: means the date that a complete and final break in the marital relationship has occurred, as evidenced by both of the following:

    California Family Code 70

  • Deferred sale of home order: means an order that temporarily delays the sale and awards the temporary exclusive use and possession of the family home to a custodial parent of a minor child or child for whom support is authorized under Sections 3900 and 3901 or under Section 3910, whether or not the custodial parent has sole or joint custody, in order to minimize the adverse impact of dissolution of marriage or legal separation of the parties on the welfare of the child. See California Family Code 3800
  • Department: means the "Department of Real Estate. See California Business and Professions Code 11212
  • Department: means the State Department of Education. See California Education Code 16502
  • department: means State Department of Health Services. See California Health and Safety Code 20
  • Department: means the Department of Consumer Affairs. See California Business and Professions Code 302
  • department: whenever used in this code , unless the context otherwise requires, means the State Department of Education. See California Education Code 89
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Designated agency: means the legal entity selected by the State Department of Developmental Services to be responsible for organizing or providing services within each continuum or both. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 4830
  • Developer: means and includes any person who creates a time-share plan or is in the business of selling time-share interests, other than those employees or agents of the developer who sell time-share interests on the developer's behalf, or retains agents to do the same, or any person who succeeds to the interest of a developer by sale, lease, assignment, mortgage, or other transfer, but the term includes only those persons who offer time-share interests for disposition in the ordinary course of business. See California Business and Professions Code 11212
  • Developmental disability: means a disability that originates before an individual attains 18 years of age, continues, or can be expected to continue, indefinitely, and constitutes a substantial disability for that individual. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 4512
  • Director: means the Director of Education for kindergarten and grades 1 to 12, inclusive. See California Education Code 16502
  • Director: means "State Director of Health Services. See California Health and Safety Code 21
  • Director: means the Director of the Department of Consumer Affairs. See California Business and Professions Code 302
  • Dispute resolution: includes , but is not limited to, mediation, conciliation, and arbitration. See California Business and Professions Code 466
  • dissenting shareholder: means the recordholder of dissenting shares and includes a transferee of record. See California Corporations Code 1300
  • dissenting shares: means shares to which all of the following apply:

    California Corporations Code 1300

  • District: means a tax or assessment district. See California Government Code 58004
  • Division: means the Division of Consumer Services. See California Business and Professions Code 302
  • Eligible savings and loan association: means a state or federal savings association, as defined in Section 5102 of the Financial Code, located in this state, insured by the Federal Savings and Loan Insurance Corporation, and selected by the Treasurer for the safekeeping of money belonging to or in the custody of the state. See California Government Code 16600
  • Facilitation: means the use of modified or adapted materials, special instructions, equipment, or personal assistance by an individual, such as assistance with communications, that will enable a consumer to understand and participate to the maximum extent possible in the decisions and choices that affect the individual's life. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 4512
  • Family support: means an agreement between the parents, or an order or judgment, that combines child support and spousal support without designating the amount to be paid for child support and the amount to be paid for spousal support. See California Family Code 92
  • Federal act: means the Clean Air Act (42 U. See California Health and Safety Code 39655
  • Federal Reserve System: The central bank of the United States. The Fed, as it is commonly called, regulates the U.S. monetary and financial system. The Federal Reserve System is composed of a central governmental agency in Washington, D.C. (the Board of Governors) and twelve regional Federal Reserve Banks in major cities throughout the United States. Source: OCC
  • firearm: includes the frame or receiver of the weapon:

    California Penal Code 16520

  • firearm safety certificate: means a certificate issued by the Department of Justice pursuant to Sections 31610 to 31700, inclusive, or pursuant to former Article 8 (commencing with Section 12800) of Chapter 6 of Title 2 of Part 4, as that article was operative at any time from January 1, 2003, until it was repealed by the Deadly Weapons Recodification Act of 2010. See California Penal Code 16535
  • fiscal agent: means any state fiscal agent selected and acting pursuant to Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 16670). See California Government Code 16650
  • Fund: means the fund created by that act, and into which the proceeds from the sale of the bonds are paid. See California Government Code 16722
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • gunsmith: means any person who is licensed as a dealer pursuant to Chapter 44 (commencing with Section 921) of Title 18 of the United States Code and the regulations issued pursuant thereto, who is engaged primarily in the business of repairing firearms, or making or fitting special barrels, stocks, or trigger mechanisms to firearms, or the agent or employee of that person. See California Penal Code 16630
  • 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.
  • handgun: means any pistol, revolver, or firearm capable of being concealed upon the person. See California Penal Code 16640
  • handgun safety certificate: means a certificate issued by the Department of Justice pursuant to Sections 31610 to 31700, inclusive, or pursuant to former Article 8 (commencing with Section 12800) of Chapter 6 of Title 2 of Part 4, as that article was operative at any time from January 1, 2003, until it was repealed by the Deadly Weapons Recodification Act of 2010. See California Penal Code 16670
  • Home state: means the state in which a child lived with a parent or a person acting as a parent for at least six consecutive months immediately before the commencement of a child custody proceeding. See California Family Code 3402
  • Income and expense declaration: means the form for an income and expense declaration in family law matters adopted by the Judicial Council. See California Family Code 95
  • Indirect project children: means children of parents who have come to the district subsequent to the start of the state project and who are not employed by a contractor or subcontractor of a state project but who are children in the area in addition to those which would be expected as a result of normal development and growth of the area as determined pursuant to regulations of the director which he or she is hereby authorized to adopt. See California Education Code 16502
  • Initial determination: means the first child custody determination concerning a particular child. See California Family Code 3402
  • Inter vivos: Transfer of property from one living person to another living person.
  • interested person: means an owner or any other person interested in any of the following:

    California Government Code 59380

  • Issuing court: means the court that makes a child custody determination for which enforcement is sought under this part. See California Family Code 3402
  • Legal tender: coins, dollar bills, or other currency issued by a government as official money. Source: U.S. Mint
  • license: shall include a permit or a certificate issued by a state agency. See California Penal Code 23
  • Licensing board: means any board, as defined in Section 22, the State Bar of California, and the Department of Real Estate. See California Business and Professions Code 30
  • local agency: means any city, county, or special district, or subdivision thereof, which is authorized to provide solid waste handling services. See California Public Resources Code 25741
  • Managing entity: means the person who undertakes the duties, responsibilities, and obligations of the management of a time-share plan. See California Business and Professions Code 11212
  • meeting: means any meeting of a majority of the board of directors of the corporation and meetings of any committee exercising final decisionmaking authority delegated by the board, which committee was created by board action appointing the members of the committee. See California Health and Safety Code 101862
  • Modification: means a child custody determination that changes, replaces, supersedes, or is otherwise made after a previous determination concerning the same child, whether or not it is made by the court that made the previous determination. See California Family Code 3402
  • Mortgage loan: A loan made by a lender to a borrower for the financing of real property. Source: OCC
  • Mortgagor: The person who pledges property to a creditor as collateral for a loan and who receives the money.
  • National Bank: A bank that is subject to the supervision of the Comptroller of the Currency. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is a bureau of the U.S. Treasury Department. A national bank can be recognized because it must have "national" or "national association" in its name. Source: OCC
  • Natural supports: means personal associations and relationships typically developed in the community that enhance the quality and security of life for people, including, but not limited to, family relationships, friendships reflecting the diversity of the neighborhood and the community, associations with fellow students or employees in regular classrooms and workplaces, and associations developed through participation in clubs, organizations, and other civic activities. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 4512
  • Normalization: means making available programs, methods, and titles that are culturally normative, and patterns and conditions of everyday life that are as close as possible to the norms and patterns of the mainstream of society. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 4830
  • Oath: includes affirmation. See California Health and Safety Code 17
  • Office: means the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment. See California Health and Safety Code 39655
  • order: include a decree, as appropriate under the circumstances. See California Family Code 100
  • Owner: includes joint owner, co-owner, guardian, executor, administrator, or other person holding property in trust under court appointment. See California Government Code 58004
  • Participating party: means a person, federal or state agency, department, board, authority, or commission, state or community college, or university, or a city or county, regional agency, public district, school district, or other political entity engaged in the business or operations in the state, whether organized for profit or not for profit, that applies for financial assistance from the authority for the purpose of implementing a project. See California Public Resources Code 26003
  • peace officer: signify any one of the officers mentioned in Chapter 4. See California Penal Code 7
  • Person: means a natural person, corporation, limited liability company, partnership, joint venture, association, estate, trust, government, governmental subdivision or agency, or other legal entity, or any combination thereof. See California Business and Professions Code 11212
  • Person: means any person, firm, association, organization, partnership, business trust, corporation, limited liability company, or company. See California Health and Safety Code 19
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, corporation, limited liability company, association, or other group, however organized. See California Business and Professions Code 302
  • person: includes a corporation as well as a natural person. See California Penal Code 7
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, limited liability company, association, joint venture, or government. See California Family Code 3402
  • Person: includes a natural person, firm, association, organization, partnership, business trust, corporation, limited liability company, or public entity. See California Family Code 105
  • Person acting as a parent: means a person, other than a parent, who: (1) has physical custody of the child or has had physical custody for a period of six consecutive months, including any temporary absence, within one year immediately before the commencement of a child custody proceeding. See California Family Code 3402
  • persons: includes corporations, firms, partnerships and associations existing under or authorized by the laws of this State or any other State, or any foreign country. See California Business and Professions Code 16702
  • Pesticide: means any economic poison as defined in Section 12753 of the Food and Agricultural Code. See California Health and Safety Code 39655
  • Petitioner: includes plaintiff, where appropriate. See California Family Code 126
  • Physical custody: means the physical care and supervision of a child. See California Family Code 3402
  • Planning team: means the individual with developmental disabilities, the parents or legally appointed guardian of a minor consumer or the legally appointed conservator of an adult consumer, the authorized representative, including those appointed pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 4541, one or more regional center representatives, including the designated regional center service coordinator pursuant to subdivision (b) of Section 4640. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 4512
  • President pro tempore: A constitutionally recognized officer of the Senate who presides over the chamber in the absence of the Vice President. The President Pro Tempore (or, "president for a time") is elected by the Senate and is, by custom, the Senator of the majority party with the longest record of continuous service.
  • Principal act: means the law providing for the creation of a particular district or type of district. See California Government Code 58004
  • Pro per: A slang expression sometimes used to refer to a pro se litigant. It is a corruption of the Latin phrase "in propria persona." Source: U.S. Courts
  • Probation officers: Screen applicants for pretrial release and monitor convicted offenders released under court supervision.
  • Proceeding: includes an action. See California Family Code 110
  • Process: includes a writ or summons issued in the course of judicial proceedings of either a civil or criminal nature. See California Government Code 22
  • Program: means an entity that provides dispute resolution. See California Business and Professions Code 466
  • Project: means the purposes for which a school district has applied for an apportionment. See California Education Code 16502
  • Project: means the work, improvement, or acquisition, or any combination thereof undertaken by a district. See California Government Code 58004
  • Project: means a land, building, improvement to the land or building, rehabilitation, work, property, or structure, real or personal, stationary or mobile, including, but not limited to, machinery and equipment utilized in the state, whether or not in existence or under construction, that utilizes, or is designed to utilize, an alternative source, or that is utilized for the design, technology transfer, manufacture, production, assembly, distribution, or service of advanced transportation technologies or alternative source components. See California Public Resources Code 26003
  • Project children: means children of parents who have come to the district subsequent to the start of the state project and who are employed by the State of California or the federal government in connection with a state project and children of parents employed by any contractor or subcontractor of a state project. See California Education Code 16502
  • Property: includes real and personal property and any interest therein. See California Family Code 113
  • Public report: means a preliminary public report, conditional public report, final public report, or other such disclosure document authorized for use in connection with the offering of time-share interests pursuant to this chapter. See California Business and Professions Code 11212
  • Qualified representative of the commissioner: means a deputy commissioner or inspector who holds an appropriate certificate of qualification issued by the director as provided in Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 2101) of Division 2 of this code. See California Food and Agricultural Code 39
  • qualified trust company: means the trust department of any state or national bank in this state or a trust company authorized to act as such in this state. See California Government Code 16625
  • Quasi-community property: means all real or personal property, wherever situated, acquired before or after the operative date of this code in any of the following ways:

    California Family Code 125

  • Refunding warrants: refers to warrants drawn by the Controller on the General Fund pursuant to this article to provide funds for the payment of reimbursement warrants bearing a fixed maturity date or warrants issued pursuant to Section 17211. See California Government Code 17240
  • Reimbursement warrants: refers to warrants drawn by the Controller on the General Fund pursuant to this article to reimburse the General Cash Revolving Fund for demands against the General Fund for which warrants were drawn against the General Cash Revolving Fund. See California Government Code 17240
  • Report: means the report entitled "Investing in Renewable Electricity Generation in California" (June 2001, Publication Number P500-00-022) submitted to the Governor and the Legislature by the commission. See California Public Resources Code 25741
  • Requisite number of petitioners: means the number of qualified petitioners prescribed by the principal act. See California Government Code 58004
  • Resident parent: means a party who has requested or who has already been awarded a deferred sale of home order. See California Family Code 3800
  • Respondent: includes defendant, where appropriate. See California Family Code 127
  • Retail seller: means a "retail seller" as defined in Section 399. See California Public Resources Code 25741
  • Revenue: means all rents, receipts, purchase payments, loan repayments, and all other income or receipts derived by the authority from a project, or the sale, lease, or other disposition of alternative source or advanced transportation technology facilities, or the making of loans to finance alternative source or advanced transportation technology facilities, and any income or revenue derived from the investment of money in any fund or account of the authority. See California Public Resources Code 26003
  • Right of offset: Banks' legal right to seize funds that a guarantor or debtor may have on deposit to cover a loan in default. It is also known as the right of set-off. Source: OCC
  • safety: is a utomatically applied by the pistol, this feature shall not be defeated. See California Penal Code 31900
  • Services and supports for persons with developmental disabilities: means specialized services and supports or special adaptations of generic services and supports directed toward the alleviation of a developmental disability or toward the social, personal, physical, or economic habilitation or rehabilitation of an individual with a developmental disability, or toward the achievement and maintenance of an independent, productive, and normal life. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 4512
  • Signature: includes mark when the signer cannot write, such signer's name being written near the mark by a witness who writes his own name near the signer's name. See California Corporations Code 17
  • Solar device: means the equipment associated with the collection, transfer, distribution, storage, and control of solar energy. See California Public Resources Code 25600
  • Solar energy system: means a solar energy device that has the primary purpose of providing for the collection and distribution of solar energy for the generation of electricity, that produces at least one kW, and not more than five MW, alternating current rated peak electricity, and that meets or exceeds the eligibility criteria established pursuant to Section 25782. See California Public Resources Code 25781
  • Spousal support: means support of the spouse of the obligor. See California Family Code 142
  • Spouse: includes "registered domestic partner" as required by Section 297. See California Family Code 143
  • Spouse: includes "registered domestic partner" as required by Section 297. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 12.2
  • State: means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, or a commonwealth, territory, or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. See California Family Code 145
  • State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Health and Safety Code 23
  • State: means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, or any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. See California Family Code 3402
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories, and the words "United States" may include the district and territories. See California Penal Code 7
  • state agency: includes every state office, officer, department, division, bureau, board, and commission. See California Government Code 11000
  • State project: means any construction project undertaken by the state, or the state and federal government jointly, which will cause a sudden influx of people into the area affected and where sufficient housing, schools, and other community facilities are not available. See California Education Code 16502
  • strategy: means the Sacramento district air quality improvement strategy. See California Health and Safety Code 40953
  • Substantial disability: means the existence of significant functional limitations in three or more of the following areas of major life activity, as determined by a regional center, and as appropriate to the age of the person:

    California Welfare and Institutions Code 4512

  • Supervising authority: means the board of supervisors of the county in which is situated all or most of the land in a district, or body authorized by law to initiate or hear proceedings for the creation of a district. See California Government Code 58004
  • Support: refers to a support obligation owing on behalf of a child, spouse, or family, or an amount owing pursuant to Section 17402. See California Family Code 150
  • Support order: means a judgment or order of support in favor of an obligee, whether temporary or final, or subject to modification, termination, or remission, regardless of the kind of action or proceeding in which it is entered. See California Family Code 155
  • Tender: means a term of a bond that gives the holder the right to have the bond purchased from the holder at a predetermined price prior to maturity. See California Government Code 16722
  • Time-share interest: means and includes either of the following:

    California Business and Professions Code 11212

  • Time-share plan: means any arrangement, plan, scheme, or similar device, other than an exchange program, whether by membership agreement, sale, lease, deed, license, right to use agreement, or by any other means, whereby a purchaser, in exchange for consideration, receives ownership rights in or the right to use accommodations for a period of time less than a full year during any given year, on a recurring basis for more than one year, but not necessarily for consecutive years. See California Business and Professions Code 11212
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • Town: includes "unincorporated town" and "village. See California Government Code 21
  • Toxic air contaminant: means an air pollutant which may cause or contribute to an increase in mortality or in serious illness, or which may pose a present or potential hazard to human health. See California Health and Safety Code 39655
  • Tribe: means an Indian tribe or band, or Alaskan Native village, that is recognized by federal law or formally acknowledged by a state. See California Family Code 3402
  • Unapplied money: means money in the General Fund in the treasury for which outstanding warrants have not already been drawn and which would remain in the General Fund if all outstanding warrants theretofore drawn were paid. See California Government Code 17220
  • unconventional pistol: means a firearm with both of the following characteristics:

    California Penal Code 17270

  • User fees: Fees charged to users of goods or services provided by the government. In levying or authorizing these fees, the legislature determines whether the revenue should go into the treasury or should be available to the agency providing the goods or services.
  • Variable Rate: Having a "variable" rate means that the APR changes from time to time based on fluctuations in an external rate, normally the Prime Rate. This external rate is known as the "index." If the index changes, the variable rate normally changes. Also see Fixed Rate.
  • Warrant: means an order issued by a court authorizing law enforcement officers to take physical custody of a child. See California Family Code 3402