Sections
§ 4001 Definition of abandoned personal property 25
§ 4002 Right and title to abandoned personal property 25
§ 4003 Procedure to obtain title 25
§ 4004 Sheriff’s or constable’s sale of the property when there are lienholders 25
§ 4005 Remedy of owner 25
§ 4006 Motor vehicles 25
§ 4007 Jurisdiction 25
§ 4008 Rules 25

Terms Used In Delaware Code > Title 25 > Chapter 40

  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Board: shall mean the State Board of Funeral Services established in this chapter. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 3101
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Cremation: shall mean the process of burning human remains to ashes. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 3101
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Division: shall mean the State Division of Professional Regulation. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 3101
  • Funeral director: shall mean a person engaged in the care of human remains or in the disinfecting and preparing by embalming of human remains for the funeral service, transportation, burial, entombment or cremation, and who shall file all death certificates or permits as required by Chapter 31 of Title 16. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 3101
  • Funeral establishment: shall mean any place used in the care and preparation of human remains for funeral service, burial, entombment or cremation; said place shall also include areas for embalming, the convenience of the bereaved for viewing and other services associated with human remains. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 3101
  • Funeral services: shall mean those services rendered for the disinfecting, embalming, burial, entombment or cremation of human remains, including the sale of those goods and services usual to arranging and directing funeral services. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 3101
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Infant: means a person who has not reached the age of 18 years. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
  • Intern: shall mean a person, duly registered with the Board, engaged in training to become a licensed funeral director in this State under the direction and personal supervision of a state-licensed funeral director. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 3101
  • Intestate: Dying without leaving a will.
  • 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
  • Person: shall mean a corporation, company, association and partnership, as well as an individual. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 3101
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Practitioner: shall mean a funeral director. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 3101
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Substantially related: means the nature of the criminal conduct, for which the person was convicted, has a direct bearing on the fitness or ability to perform 1 or more of the duties or responsibilities necessarily related to the provision of funeral services. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 3101
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.