§ 709.02 Power of appointment; method of release
§ 709.03 Power of appointment; property held in trust
§ 709.04 Power of appointment; effect of release
§ 709.05 Powers of appointment; validation of prior releases
§ 709.06 Powers of appointment included in law
§ 709.07 Power of appointment; effect of release on title to property

Terms Used In Florida Statutes > Chapter 709 > Part I

  • Abandoned property: means all tangible personal property that does not have an identifiable owner and that has been disposed on public property in a wrecked, inoperative, or partially dismantled condition or has no apparent intrinsic value to the rightful owner. See Florida Statutes 692.101
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • 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.
  • Donee: The recipient of a gift.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Law enforcement officer: means any person who is elected, appointed, or employed full time by any sheriff, any municipality, or the state or any political subdivision thereof; who is vested with authority to bear arms and make arrests; and whose primary responsibility is the prevention and detection of crime or the enforcement of the penal, criminal, traffic, or highway laws of the state. See Florida Statutes 692.101
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Local government: means the board of county commissioners of a county or the commission or council of any municipality in the county. See Florida Statutes 692.101
  • Lost property: means all tangible personal property which does not have an identifiable owner and which has been mislaid on public property, upon a public conveyance, on premises used at the time for business purposes, or in parks, places of amusement, public recreation areas, or other places open to the public in a substantially operable, functioning condition or which has an apparent intrinsic value to the rightful owner. See Florida Statutes 692.101
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • person: includes individuals, children, firms, associations, joint adventures, partnerships, estates, trusts, business trusts, syndicates, fiduciaries, corporations, and all other groups or combinations. See Florida Statutes 88.6011
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Public property: means lands and improvements owned by the Federal Government, the state, the county, or a municipality and includes sovereignty submerged lands located adjacent to the county or municipality, buildings, grounds, parks, playgrounds, streets, sidewalks, parkways, rights-of-way, and other similar property. See Florida Statutes 692.101
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Unclaimed evidence: means any tangible personal property, including cash, not included within the definition of "contraband article" as provided in…. See Florida Statutes 692.101