Sections
§ 4301 Liens in favor of charitable hospitals 25
§ 4302 Establishment of lien; notice of claim 25
§ 4303 Attachment of lien to judgment 25
§ 4304 Release as effective; liability of person making payment; limitation 25
§ 4305 Recording of liens; fees 25
§ 4306 Examination of hospital records 25

Terms Used In Delaware Code > Title 25 > Chapter 43

  • 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.
  • Board: shall mean the State Board of Funeral Services established in this chapter. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 3101
  • Burial: shall mean the interment of human remains. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 3101
  • Charity: An agency, institution, or organization in existence and operating for the benefit of an indefinite number of persons and conducted for educational, religious, scientific, medical, or other beneficent purposes.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Cremation: shall mean the process of burning human remains to ashes. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 3101
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Division: shall mean the State Division of Professional Regulation. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 3101
  • Embalming: shall mean the disinfecting or preservation of a dead human body, entirely or in part, by the use of chemical substances, fluids, or gases in the body, or by the introduction of the same into the body by vascular or hypodermic injection, or by the direct application of the same into the organs or cavities. 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
  • 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
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • United States: includes its territories and possessions and the District of Columbia. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.