Chapter 1 Definitions
Chapter 2 Suicide and Overdose Fatality Review Teams

Terms Used In Indiana Code > Title 16 > Article 49.5

  • Attorney: includes a counselor or other person authorized to appear and represent a party in an action or special proceeding. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • 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.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • 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.
  • SOFR: means suicide and overdose fatality review. See Indiana Code 16-49.5-1-2
  • SOFR team: refers to :

    Indiana Code 16-49.5-1-3

  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Truth in Lending Act: The Truth in Lending Act is a federal law that requires lenders to provide standardized information so that borrowers can compare loan terms. In general, lenders must provide information on Source: OCC
  • unit: refers to the homeowner protection unit established under this chapter. See Indiana Code 4-6-12-1
  • Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5