Sections
§ 5801 Definitions 10
§ 5802 Purpose of the chapter 10
§ 5803 Effect of arbitration agreement 10
§ 5804 Jurisdiction 10
§ 5805 Appointment of arbitrator by the Court of Chancery 10
§ 5806 Arbitrator; fees and expenses of arbitration 10
§ 5807 Hearing; witnesses; prehearing evidence gathering; rulings before final award 10
§ 5808 Awards 10
§ 5809 Challenges; court powers to vacate, modify, or correct a final award 10
§ 5810 Confirmation of a final award; judgment on final award 10
§ 5811 Application of chapter 10
§ 5812 Short title 10

Terms Used In Delaware Code > Title 10 > Chapter 58

  • 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.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Cross examine: Questioning of a witness by the attorney for the other side.
  • 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.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • 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.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Oath: includes affirmation in all cases where an affirmation may be substituted for an oath, and "sworn" includes affirmed; and the forms shall be varied accordingly. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • United States: includes its territories and possessions and the District of Columbia. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307