§ 6501 Civil action
§ 6502 Form
§ 6503 Service of process; publication
§ 6504 Persons not notified; pleadings
§ 6505 Guardians and agents
§ 6506 Tenants in common of sawmills
§ 6507 Defendant claiming part; separate trial
§ 6508 Costs
§ 6509 Joinder or severance; death or conveyance
§ 6510 Death of defendant
§ 6511 Commissioners; appointment
§ 6512 Oath
§ 6513 Notice; majority report
§ 6514 Exclusive possession of part; improvements
§ 6515 Parcel of greater value than share
§ 6516 Expenses apportioned
§ 6517 New partition; excessive share or value
§ 6518 — persons out of State
§ 6519 — persons evicted of share
§ 6520 — excess removed
§ 6521 Report and judgment
§ 6522 Claimant not a party; judgment ineffective
§ 6523 Rights of nonparties to action
§ 6524 Part owners receiving no share
§ 6525 Rights of mortgagees or lienors

Terms Used In Maine Revised Statutes > Title 14 > Part 7 > Chapter 719

  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Anatomical gift: means a donation of all or part of a human body to take effect after the donor's death for the purposes of transplantation, therapy, research or education. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Beano: means a specific kind of group game of chance, regardless of whether such a game is characterized by another name. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2960
  • Chief Medical Examiner: means the Office of Chief Medical Examiner within the Office of the Attorney General. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Commercial beano hall permit: means written authority from the Gambling Control Unit issued to a permittee who rents or leases premises for profit to a licensee to hold, conduct or operate "beano. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2960
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Criminal justice agency: includes the Department of the Attorney General, district attorneys' offices and the equivalent departments or offices in any federal or state jurisdiction. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2953
  • Criminal justice agency: means a federal, state or State of Maine government agency or any subunit of a government agency at any governmental level that performs the administration of criminal justice pursuant to a statute or executive order. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2953
  • Decedent: includes a stillborn infant and, subject to restrictions imposed by law other than this chapter, a fetus. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Department: means the Department of Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1-A
  • Director: means the Executive Director of the Gambling Control Board and the Gambling Control Unit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2960
  • Dissemination: means the transmission of information by any means, including but not limited to orally, in writing or electronically, by or to anyone outside the criminal justice agency that maintains the information. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2953
  • Document of gift: means a donor card, advance directive or other record used to make an anatomical gift. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Donor: means an individual whose body or part is the subject of an anatomical gift. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Donor registry: means the Maine Organ Donor Registry maintained under Title 29-A, section 1402-A as well as any other electronic database that identifies donors and complies with section 2958. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Equipment: means the receptacle and numbered objects to be drawn from it; the master board upon which such objects are placed as drawn; the tally cards or sheets bearing such numbers to be covered and the objects used to cover them; the boards or signs, however operated, used to display the numbers as they are drawn; public address systems; and any other articles essential to the operation, conduct and playing of "Beano. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2960
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • 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.
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • 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.
  • Infant: means a person who has not attained the age of 18 years. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Intelligence and investigative record information: includes information of record concerning investigative techniques and procedures and security plans and procedures prepared or collected by a criminal justice agency or other agency. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2953
  • Intelligence and investigative record information: means information of record collected by or prepared by or at the direction of a criminal justice agency or kept in the custody of a criminal justice agency while performing the administration of criminal justice or, exclusively for the Department of the Attorney General and district attorneys' offices, the administration of civil justice. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2953
  • 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.
  • lands: includes lands and all tenements and hereditaments connected therewith, and all rights thereto and interests therein. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • 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
  • License: means written authority from the Gambling Control Unit to hold, conduct or operate "Beano". See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2960
  • Licensee: means any organization, including a federally recognized Indian tribe in the State, that has been granted a license by the Gambling Control Unit to hold, conduct or operate "Beano" or "Bingo. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2960
  • Location permit: means that card issued by the Gambling Control Unit, describing the premises or area in which "Beano" may be conducted. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2960
  • Majority: when used in reference to age shall mean the age of 18 and over. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Municipal officers: means the mayor and aldermen or councillors of a city, the selectmen or councillors of a town and the assessors of a plantation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • 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.
  • Organ procurement organization: means a person designated by the United States Secretary of Health and Human Services as an organ procurement organization. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Organization: means any firm, association or corporation authorized to conduct "Beano" in accordance with this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2960
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Part: means an organ, an eye or tissue of a human being. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Period: means the number of calendar weeks authorized by a single license for the operation of "Beano" or "Bingo. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2960
  • Permittee: means an individual, corporation, partnership or unincorporated association that rents or leases a building or facilities for profit to a licensee to hold, conduct or operate "beano. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2960
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, limited liability company, association, joint venture, public corporation, government or governmental subdivision, agency or instrumentality or any other legal or commercial entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Physician: means an individual authorized to practice medicine or osteopathy under the law of any state. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Procurement organization: means an eye bank, organ procurement organization or tissue bank. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Prospective donor: means an individual who is dead or near death and has been determined by a procurement organization to have a part that could be medically suitable for transplantation, therapy, research or education. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Real estate: includes lands and all tenements and hereditaments connected therewith, and all rights thereto and interests therein. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in perceivable form. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Recovery agency: means an eye bank, organ procurement organization, tissue bank, educational institution or research organization that participates in or facilitates the execution of an anatomical gift. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Registrant: means a person or organization registered with the Gambling Control Unit to hold, conduct or operate beano games for which a license is not required. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2960
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • State: means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands or any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Technician: includes an enucleator. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Tissue: means a portion of the human body other than an organ or an eye. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • unit: means the bureau within the Department of Public Safety under Title 25, section 2902, subsection 12 or an authorized representative of the Gambling Control Unit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2960