Sections
§ 6301 Action at law; jurisdiction; case in which distress lies 25
§ 6302 Form of claim; contents; costs 25
§ 6303 Order of distress; service of claim and order; levy; inventory; return; duration of levy 25
§ 6304 Levied goods in custody of Court; removal and sale; plaintiff’s interest 25
§ 6305 Protective measures upon a showing that a tenant may abscond 25
§ 6306 Procedure in the event of a forcible entry 25
§ 6307 Release of distrained property upon filing of bond 25
§ 6308 Answer to claim; hearing; final order of sale 25
§ 6309 Public sale of property distrained; notice of sale 25
§ 6310 Liability of officer 25

Terms Used In Delaware Code > Title 25 > Chapter 63

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Appraisal: shall mean an analysis, opinion, or conclusion relating to the nature, quality, value, or utility of specified interests in, or aspects of, identified real estate as of a specific date. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 4002
  • AQB: shall mean the Appraisal Qualifications Board appointed by the Appraisal Foundation to establish the minimum education, examination, and experience requirements for real estate appraisers providing appraisals in federally-related transactions. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 4002
  • Audiologist: shall mean a person who is licensed to practice audiology pursuant to this act and who offers such services to the public under any title or description of services incorporating the words "audiologist" "hearing clinician" "hearing therapist" "aural rehabilitator" or any other similar title or description of service. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 3702
  • Certified general real property appraiser: shall mean a person, who has met the certification requirements of this chapter pertaining to the appraisal of residential and nonresidential real property utilized in connection with federally-related transactions, and who holds a current, valid certificate issued under this chapter. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 4002
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • 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.
  • Council: shall mean the State Council on Real Estate Appraisers established in this chapter. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 4002
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Division: shall mean the State Division of Professional Regulation. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 4002
  • dollars: means lawful money of the United States. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Hearing aid: shall mean any personal, wearable instrument or device designed for, offered for the purpose of, or represented as, aiding persons with, or compensating for, impaired hearing. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 3702
  • Hearing aid dispenser: shall mean a person licensed to dispense hearing aids pursuant to this Act and who is engaged in the evaluation or measurement of the power or range of human hearing by means of an audiometer or any other means devised for the purpose of selecting, adapting and distributing or selling of hearing aids. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 3702
  • Licensed real property appraiser: shall mean a person, who has met the licensing requirements of this chapter and who may appraise noncomplex 1 to 4 residential units having a transaction value less than $1,000,000 and complex 1 to 4 residential units having a transaction value of $250,000 or less, and who holds a current, valid license issued under this chapter. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 4002
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • 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
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: shall mean an individual, firm, partnership, corporation, association, joint stock company, limited partnership, limited liability company, and any other legal entity and includes a legal successor of those entities. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 4002
  • Person: shall mean a corporation, company, association or partnership, as well as an individual. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 3702
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • 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.
  • Real estate appraiser: means any person who advises, consults, or prepares analyses with respect to real estate values, uses, sales, developments or disposition, including acquisitions by eminent domain, or renders opinions relevant to the marketability of real estate, as a whole or partial vocation. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 4002
  • Real property: shall mean 1 or more defined interests, benefits, and rights inherent in the ownership of real estate. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 4002
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • 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: shall mean the State of Delaware. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 4002
  • State: shall mean the State of Delaware. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 3702
  • Substantially related: shall mean 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 practice of real estate appraisal. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 4002
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trainee: shall mean a person who has completed classroom hours of education on real estate matters satisfactory to the Council, as indicated in the rules and regulations, including classroom hours on the topic of Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 4002
  • 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.