§ 1-630 Definitions
§ 1-631 Immunity of a domestic violence shelter and any person associated with the shelter concerning torts committed on the shelter’s premises

Terms Used In North Carolina General Statutes > Chapter 1 > Article 52 - Limited Civil Liability of Domestic Violence Shelters and Persons Associated With the Shelters

  • 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
  • Client: A person who is the victim of domestic violence, as defined in Chapter 50B of the N. See North Carolina General Statutes 1-630
  • Conduct: One or more actions or omissions. See North Carolina General Statutes 1-630
  • 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.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • following: when used by way of reference to any section of a statute, shall be construed to mean the section next preceding or next following that in which such reference is made; unless when some other section is expressly designated in such reference. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • Harm: Injury, death, or loss to person or property. See North Carolina General Statutes 1-630
  • Perpetrator: A person who has committed domestic violence and who bears one of the personal relationships specified in N. See North Carolina General Statutes 1-630
  • Person associated with the shelter: A person who is a director, owner, trustee, officer, employee, victim advocate, or volunteer connected with the shelter. See North Carolina General Statutes 1-630
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • property: shall include all property, both real and personal. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • Shelter: A facility that meets the criteria set forth in N. See North Carolina General Statutes 1-630
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, shall be construed to extend to and include the District of Columbia and the several territories, so called; and the words "United States" shall be construed to include the said district and territories and all dependencies. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • Testator: A male person who leaves a will at death.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Victim advocate: A person from a crime victim service organization who provides support and assistance for a victim of a crime during court proceedings and recovery efforts related to the crime. See North Carolina General Statutes 1-630
  • Victim advocate: work with prosecutors and assist the victims of a crime.
  • Volunteer: An individual who provides any service at a shelter without expectation of receiving and without receiving any compensation or other form of remuneration, directly or indirectly, for the provision of the service. See North Carolina General Statutes 1-630