§ 2C:35B-1 Short title
§ 2C:35B-2 Findings, declarations regarding civil actions against drug dealers
§ 2C:35B-3 Definitions regarding civil actions against drug dealers
§ 2C:35B-4 Liability of illegal marketer of controlled dangerous substances
§ 2C:35B-5 Action for damages; plaintiffs, offenses
§ 2C:35B-6 Controlled dangerous substance individual user; conditions to bring an action
§ 2C:35B-7 No third party damage payments; assignment of cause of action restricted
§ 2C:35B-8 Damage table
§ 2C:35B-9 Joint actions
§ 2C:35B-10 Comparative responsibility governing action
§ 2C:35B-11 Right of action for contribution
§ 2C:35B-12 Proof of liability; prima facie evidence
§ 2C:35B-13 Ex parte prejudgment attachment order
§ 2C:35B-14 Cause of action, accrual; statute of limitations on claim
§ 2C:35B-15 Stay of action pending criminal action
§ 2C:35B-16 Satisfaction of judgment after other fines, penalties, etc.
§ 2C:35B-17 Nonapplicability of act

Terms Used In New Jersey Statutes > Title 2C > Chapter 35B - Drug Dealer Liability Act

  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • 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.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • 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.
  • person: includes corporations, companies, associations, societies, firms, partnerships and joint stock companies as well as individuals, unless restricted by the context to an individual as distinguished from a corporate entity or specifically restricted to one or some of the above enumerated synonyms and, when used to designate the owner of property which may be the subject of an offense, includes this State, the United States, any other State of the United States as defined infra and any foreign country or government lawfully owning or possessing property within this State. See New Jersey Statutes 1:1-2
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • State: extends to and includes any State, territory or possession of the United States, the District of Columbia and the Canal Zone. See New Jersey Statutes 1:1-2
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.