Sections
§ 7601 Definitions 6
§ 7602 Inapplicability of other laws; exempted transactions 6
§ 7603 Disclosures 6
§ 7604 Form requirements 6
§ 7605 Blank spaces 6
§ 7606 Advertising 6
§ 7607 Lessee’s reinstatement rights 6
§ 7608 Prohibited provisions 6
§ 7609 Early purchase option 6
§ 7610 Exempted transaction 6
§ 7611 Prohibited provisions in lease-purchase agreement as void 6
§ 7612 Receipts; acknowledgement of payment in full for ownership 6
§ 7613 Award of reasonable attorneys’ fees and court costs to prevailing party 6
§ 7614 Waiver prohibited; severability 6
§ 7615 Penalties; grace period for compliance; limitation of liability 6
§ 7616 Enforcement 6

Terms Used In Delaware Code > Title 6 > Chapter 76

  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • 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.
  • Counterclaim: A claim that a defendant makes against a plaintiff.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Month: means a calendar month, unless otherwise expressed. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • 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.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • United States: includes its territories and possessions and the District of Columbia. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
  • Year: means a calendar year, and is equivalent to the words "year of our Lord. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307