Sections
§ 1901 Definitions 6
§ 1902 Supplementary general principles of law and equity 6
§ 1903 Territorial application 6
§ 1904 Real and personal property; nonprofit association as legatee, devisee or beneficiary 6
§ 1905 Statement of authority as to real property 6
§ 1906 Liability in tort and contract 6
§ 1907 Capacity to assert and defend; standing 6
§ 1908 Effect of judgment or order 6
§ 1909 Disposition of personal property of inactive nonprofit association 6
§ 1910 Appointment of agent to receive service of process 6
§ 1911 Claim not abated by change of members or officers 6
§ 1912 Venue 6
§ 1913 Summons and complaint; service on whom 6
§ 1914 Uniformity of application and construction 6
§ 1915 Short title 6
§ 1916 Transition concerning real and personal property 6

Terms Used In Delaware Code > Title 6 > Chapter 19

  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • certificate of incorporation: as used in this chapter , unless the context requires otherwise, includes not only the original certificate of incorporation filed to create a corporation but also all other certificates, agreements of merger or consolidation, plans of reorganization, or other instruments, howsoever designated, which are filed pursuant to § 102, §§ 133-136, § 151, §§ 241-243, § 245, §§ 251-258, §§ 263-264, § 267, § 303, §§ 311-313, or any other section of this title, and which have the effect of amending or supplementing in some respect a corporation's certificate of incorporation. See Delaware Code Title 8 Sec. 104
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • dollars: means lawful money of the United States. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Freedom of Information Act: A federal law that mandates that all the records created and kept by federal agencies in the executive branch of government must be open for public inspection and copying. The only exceptions are those records that fall into one of nine exempted categories listed in the statute. Source: OCC
  • Germane: On the subject of the pending bill or other business; a strict standard of relevance.
  • Joint resolution: A legislative measure which requires the approval of both chambers.
  • Joint tenancy: A form of property ownership in which two or more parties hold an undivided interest in the same property that was conveyed under the same instrument at the same time. A joint tenant can sell his (her) interest but not dispose of it by will. Upon the death of a joint tenant, his (her) undivided interest is distributed among the surviving joint tenants.
  • Legatee: A beneficiary of a decedent
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • real property: is synonymous with the phrase "lands, tenements and hereditaments. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Tenancy in common: A type of property ownership in which two or more individuals have an undivided interest in property. At the death of one tenant in common, his (her) fractional percentage of ownership in the property passes to the decedent
  • 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.
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.