7-801 Jurisdiction in District Court
7-802 Petition for Change
7-803 Publication of Petition and Notice
7-804 Hearing and Order
7-805 Restrictions On Name Changes for Convicted Sexual Offenders — Notification of Name Changes of Convicted Sexual Offenders

Terms Used In Idaho Code > Title 7 > Chapter 8

  • 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.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Authority having jurisdiction: means a city fire department if the area is within a city, or a fire protection district formed pursuant to provisions of the Idaho Code if the area is within a fire protection district, or the county commission if the area is not within a city or fire protection district. See Idaho Code 39-2602
  • 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
  • Board: means the board of health and welfare. See Idaho Code 39-2402
  • Commissary: means a place where food, containers or supplies are stored, prepared or packaged for transit, sale or service at other locations. See Idaho Code 39-1602
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • 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.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Department: means the department of health and welfare. See Idaho Code 39-2402
  • Department: means the department of insurance, division of the state fire marshal. See Idaho Code 39-2602
  • 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.
  • Fireworks: means any combustible or explosive composition, or any substance or combination of substances, or article prepared for the purpose of producing a visible or audible effect by combustion, explosion, deflagration or detonation. See Idaho Code 39-2602
  • Food establishment: means those operations in the food business such as, but not limited to, food processing establishments, canning factories, salvage processing facilities, food service establishments, cold storage plants, commissaries, warehouses, food vending machine operations and location, caterers, mobile food units and retail food stores. See Idaho Code 39-1602
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Guest: means any person who is registered in a hotel, or who is in the hotel and intends to register, and each person in such hotel who is present in the hotel with the registrant at the registrant’s invitation. See Idaho Code 39-1801
  • Home health agency: means any business entity that primarily provides skilled nursing services by licensed nurses and at least one (1) other health care service to an individual in that individual’s place of residence. See Idaho Code 39-2402
  • Hotel: means every building or structure kept, used, maintained or advertised as an inn, hotel or public lodging house, or place where sleeping accommodations are furnished for hire to transient guests, whether with or without meals, in which more than ten (10) rooms are used for the accommodation of such guests. See Idaho Code 39-1801
  • Hotelkeeper: means the owner, operator, management company, proprietor, keeper, manager or lessee of a hotel. See Idaho Code 39-1801
  • Importer: means any person who, for any purpose other than personal use, or a use associated with a specific public display or other event permit, is the first receiver of any fireworks in this state. See Idaho Code 39-2602
  • Individual: means a natural person who is a recipient of provided health care services. See Idaho Code 39-2402
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Intermittent food establishment: means a food vendor that operates for a period of time, not to exceed three (3) days per week, at a single, specified location in conjunction with a recurring event and that offers potentially hazardous food to the general public. See Idaho Code 39-1602
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • License: means a nontransferable, formal authorization, issued by the department to engage in the acts of importing fireworks into this state or operating a wholesale fireworks business within this state. See Idaho Code 39-2602
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • 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 Idaho Code 73-114
  • Nonaerial common fireworks: means any fireworks such as ground spinners, fountains, sparklers, smoke devices or snakes designed to remain on or near the ground and not to travel outside a fifteen (15) foot diameter circle or emit sparks or other burning material which land outside a twenty (20) foot diameter circle or above a height of twenty (20) feet. See Idaho Code 39-2602
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • 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.
  • Permit: means an authorization given by the authority having jurisdiction pursuant to section 39-2604 or 39-2605, Idaho Code. See Idaho Code 39-2602
  • person: includes a corporation as well as a natural person;
Idaho Code 73-114
  • Personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action, evidences of debt and general intangibles as defined in the uniform commercial code — secured transactions. See Idaho Code 73-114
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Property: includes both real and personal property. See Idaho Code 73-114
  • Registered mail: includes certified mail. See Idaho Code 73-114
  • Regulatory authority: means the director of the Idaho department of health and welfare or the director’s designee. See Idaho Code 39-1602
  • 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.
  • seal: includes an impression of such seal upon the paper, alone, as well as upon wax or a wafer affixed thereto; or, alternatively, the seal may be the mark of a rubber stamp providing substantially the same information as the impression. See Idaho Code 73-111
  • Special fireworks: means any fireworks designed primarily for display and classified as special fireworks by the United States bureau of explosives or designated as UN 0335 1. See Idaho Code 39-2602
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories; and the words "United States" may include the District of Columbia and territories. See Idaho Code 73-114
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Wholesale: means sale of fireworks to a retailer or wholesaler. See Idaho Code 39-2602