New York Laws > Executive > Article 19-A – Delinquency and Youth Crime Prevention
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- Allegation: something that someone says happened.
- Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
- 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.
- Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
- Commissioner: shall mean the commissioner of children and family services, designated as the head of the office of children and family services by chapter four hundred thirty-six of the laws of nineteen hundred ninety-seven. See N.Y. Executive Law 412
- Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
- Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person 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.
- Local youth bureau: shall mean a youth bureau, not included within the definition of municipal youth bureau pursuant to subdivision eight of this section, that engages in activities, including, but not limited to, the operation, administration or monitoring of youth development programs, throughout a particular village, town or city. See N.Y. Executive Law 412
- Municipal youth bureau: shall mean either:
a. See N.Y. Executive Law 412
- Municipality: shall mean a county, or a city having a population of one million or more. See N.Y. Executive Law 412
- Office: shall mean the office of children and family services established in the department of family assistance by chapter four hundred thirty-six of the laws of nineteen hundred ninety-seven. See N.Y. Executive Law 412
- Personal property: All property that is not real property.
- Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
- 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.
- State aid: shall mean payments by the state to a municipality for or toward the cost of establishment, operation and/or maintenance of approved youth programs in accordance with the provisions of this article. See N.Y. Executive Law 412
- Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
- Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
- Youth: shall mean any person under twenty-one years of age. See N.Y. Executive Law 412