Section 12-12-11 Applicability of Alabama Rules of Civil Procedure. "3 In Worley v. Jinks, 361 So. The Circuit Courts are the criminal trial courts for most felony charges, and for some misdemeanors and lesser included offenses. Jurisdiction- Conecuh and Monroe counties. Each of these federal circuit courts has appellate jurisdiction over either a different region of the country or specific subject-matter. Circuit courts also have appellate jurisdic-tion over certain legal matters that may be appealed directly to the circuit court from the courts of limited jurisdiction. This court hears all civil matters where the amount in controversy exceeds $10,000, all criminal prosecutions involving felony offenses and family court matters. or beneficiary concerning the administration of a trust,” and because Alabama’s courts deal with legal proceedings in the general jurisdiction in the state. 12-11-30, 12-12-30 am'd. Jurisdiction- Marion and Winston counties. [1] The Circuit Courts are the criminal trial courts for most felony charges,[2] and for some misdemeanors and lesser included offenses. Pickens, and Houston Probate Courts may share equity jurisdiction with Circuit Court Jurisdiction. 758); Ala. Const. Circuit court. This court hears all civil matters where the amount in controversy exceeds $10,000, all criminal prosecutions involving felony offenses and family court matters. A public access computer is also accessible and available in the Guntersville Circuit Clerk’s Office for searching court record information. 1901, Local Amendments, Pickens County, §6.10 The Alabama Circuit Courts are the state trial courts of general jurisdiction in the State of Alabama. The Facts Of Ex Parte Huntingdon College 3d 82 (Ala. Civ. The 29th Judicial Circuit is located in east central Alabama and consists of Talladega County. Thus, where the probate court lacks concurrent Please select a department or category from the menu to the left to find the information you need. No. The jurisdiction and powers of the circuit court are set forth by statute. in dismissing the complaint for declaratory judgment. Prior to SB 297, circuit courts maintained exclusive jurisdiction over claims exceeding $10,000, forcing larger claims onto slow-moving circuit court dockets. Section 12-12-30 Civil jurisdiction generally. inter vivos or testamentary-trust cases. MONTGOMERY COUNTY CIRCUIT CLERK COVID-19 RESPONSE (Effective 5/1/2020). Suggs, 265 So. Each county has a circuit court that handles all felony, criminal matters and matters where the amount of money in dispute is more than $10,000, but they may also become involved in matters where the amount of money in dispute is more than $3,000. See Segrest v. Segrest, [Ms. 1190676, December 4, 2020] ___ So. general rule and subsection (b) acts as an exception to the general rule Circuit courts also hear appeals from municipal, district, and probate courts. URGENT. 4th Judicial Circuit Court Hale County Courthouse 1001 Main Street PO Box 99 Greensboro, AL 36744 Phone: 334-624-4334 The Judicial Circuit Court has original jurisdiction over all civil and criminal matters not vested exclusively in another court. Currently, only five Alabama probate courts may exercise equitable jurisdiction. The Alabama Supreme Court determined that an Alabama circuit court lacks subject matter jurisdiction over claims against a Georgia executor. Jurisdiction- Lamar, Fayette, and Pickens counties. See Ala. Const. Each of Alabama’s 67 counties has a circuit court. This division of the office handles various circuit civil cases, including appeals from District Civil, administrative appeals, and probate court appeals. Phone: (256) 571-7785 | Hours: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm, M - F The Alabama Supreme Court determined the only action the probate court took with respect to James' petition to probate Rheba's will was the appointment of an administrator ad colligendum of the estate. Section 12-13-1, Ala. Code 1975, vests Currently, only five Alabama probate courts may exercise equitable jurisdiction. 2190611 and 2190612 dispute among the parties regarding whether the requirements of the NDA have been met. The Circuit Civil division has original jurisdiction over all matters where the amount in controversy exceeds $10,000. Circuit courts have exclusive jurisdiction over matters where the amount in controversy exceeds $10,000. For each circuit, there shall be one circuit court having such divisions and consisting of such number of judges as shall be provided by law. Alabama's District Courts, generally have original jurisdiction over criminal misdemeanors, hold preliminary hearings in felony prosecutions, and can receive guilty pleas in felony cases not punishable by death. The original civil jurisdiction of the district court of Alabama shall be uniform throughout the state, concurrent with the circuit court, except as otherwise provided, and shall include all civil actions in which the matter in controversy does not exceed ten thousand dollars ($10,000), exclusive of interest and costs, and civil actions based on unlawful detainer; except, that the district court shall … Standard of Review "'A ruling on a motion to dismiss [for lack of subject-matter jurisdiction] is reviewed without a presumption of correctness. No. Alabama’s Uniform Residential Landlord-Tenant Act, §35-9A-101 et seq. But eviction proceedings in District Court are not always available to be employed. The Tenth Judicial Circuit of the Alabama State Court system consists of the Birmingham and Bessemer Divisions. This appointment was insufficient to initiate the general administration of the estate, thus the circuit court could not assume jurisdiction over the administration. See also: Alabama District Courts The Alabama District Courtsare trial courts of limited jurisdiction that handle the cases where the dollar amount in question is more than $3,000 (small claims) but less than $10,000 (circuit court). Pursuant to Section 34-3-6 of the Code of Alabama, the Office of Circuit Clerk is prohibited from giving legal advice. United States District Court for the District of Alabama (extinct, subdivided in 1824) Williams & Garrett, The Alabama Guide (2009), Alabama Unified Judicial System Structure, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Alabama_Circuit_Courts&oldid=999143617, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 8 January 2021, at 18:18. Because the Court determines Relying upon the principle of statutory interpretation that 3d ___ (Ala. 2020). HOW DOES THE ALABAMA CIRCUITCOURT WORK? The smallest circuits are the 2nd, 3rd, 24th, 34th, 35th, 36th, 40th, and 41st which each contain just a single judge and represent many of the smallest population counties in the state. Probate Court and the Mobile Probate Court share equity jurisdiction with Jurisdiction- Houston and Henry Counties. by a trustee or beneficiary concerning the administration of a trust.” By contrast, the subject-matter jurisdiction of probate Circuit Courts have exclusive jurisdiction over all felonies, all civil actions exceeding $10,000, and all domestic relations cases. Each circuit has a clerk that files, processes, and maintains all court records. This court has original jurisdiction over all civil matters where the amount in controversy is $10,000.00 and above, all criminal prosecutions involving felony offenses, and family court matters. Jurisdiction- Tallappoosa, Chambers, Macon, and Randolph counties. This change will certainly affect caseloads of District Court judges and Circuit Civil judges. Alabama Circuit Courts Circuit Courts have general jurisdiction over all types of cases, and typically handle cases that are beyond the jurisdiction of other courts. 974, Ala. Acts 1961; Act No. The chief justice is the administrative head of the state's judicial system. [1] The Circuit Courts also have appellate jurisdiction over certain cases arising from the Alabama District Courts (the trial courts of limited jurisdiction in Alabama). Courts of limited and special jurisdiction include District Courts, Probate Courts, and Municipal Courts. II. Jody W. Bishop, Welcome to the Circuit Clerk of Tuscaloosa County's Website. that circuit courts have exclusive jurisdiction over cases “brought The Supreme Court acts as the highest legal authority in the state of Alabama. administration, only five probate courts in the State have jurisdiction Alabama’s Circuit Courts are the trial courts of general jurisdiction. The Circuit Court is the trial court of general jurisdiction in the state. Jurisdiction- Autauga, Chilton, and Elmore counties. 3d at 853–54.2 2We note that, unlike the situation in Ex parte F.T .G , 199 So. Ms. *10. a) The state shall be divided into judicial circuits. See The Circuit Courts have jurisdiction over all felony prosecutions and in proceedings where the disputed amount is more than $10,000. 1144, Ala. Acts 1971. Administrative Office of Courts. The Circuit Courts consist of 142 judges. On rare occasions, a municipal court appeal may bypass the trial in a circuit court, and be appealed directly to the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals in Montgomery. Circuit Court has concurrent jurisdiction with District Court over claims between $3,000 and $10,000, and Circuit Court has exclusive jurisdiction over claims exceeding $10,000. However, § 22-8A-9(e) does not provide that the jurisdiction of that court shall be "exclusive. Marshall County Courthouse - Guntersville | 424 Blount Avenue, Suite 201 | Guntersville, AL 35976. adequate remedy is not provided in the other judicial tribunals. Therefore, the juvenile court, not the circuit court, has jurisdiction over the father's petition for custody in this case. Courts of General Jurisdiction include all of Alabama’s circuit courts. The Supreme Court of Alabama launched a website for Alabama's Unified Judicial System. Supreme Court of Alabama 334.229.0700 Court of Civil Appeals 334.229.0733 Court of Criminal Appeals 334.229.0751 State Law Library 334.229.0578 About Our Judicial System. The Circuit Courts also have appellate jurisdictionov… Jordan C. Loper. Misdemeanor Cases are crimes where the possible punishment is one year in prison or less. 1901, Local Amendments, Shelby County, §4 (proposed by This bill increases the jurisdictional limit for the state of Alabama’s district courts from $10,000 to $20,000. The original civil jurisdiction of the district court of Alabama shall be uniform throughout the state, concurrent with the circuit court, except as otherwise provided, and shall include all civil actions in which the matter in controversy does not exceed ten thousand dollars ($10,000), exclusive of interest and costs, and civil actions based on unlawful detainer; except, that the district court shall not exercise … Thus, while all probate Judicial Recusal; Validity of Dismissal & Release Order; Alabama Litigation Accountability Act, § 12-19-270 et seq. (2) Felonies, misdemeanors, or ordinance violations included within a felony charge. Most Circuit Court cases are … a testamentary or inter vivos trust.”. Supreme Court of Alabama 334.229.0700 Court of Civil Appeals 334.229.0733 Court of Criminal Appeals 334.229.0751 State Law Library 334.229.0578 About Our Judicial System. 1901, Local Amendments, Houston The Circuit Courts have jurisdiction to hear civil and criminal cases. Municipal Court The Municipal Court consists of 253 judges. The Circuit Courts have jurisdiction over all felony prosecutions and in proceedings where the disputed amount is … the Colbert County Probate Court had not been granted “statutory framework for subject-matter jurisdiction as between circuit and probate courts: “(a) Except as provided in subsection (b), the circuit court has Scott P. Taylor, It therefore has the ability to review any decision made by the Court of Appeals, allowing it to weigh in on important legal questions, precedents, and conflicts. These courts hear appeals for review of decisions made in a lower court. 2d 893, 896 (Ala. 1991)). And the Shelby, Please review the Order entered by the Alabama Supreme Court on May 13, 2020, and the Local Order dated for May 18, 2020. probate courts with original and general jurisdiction over controversies Mailing Address: 220 Second Ave E, Room 208, Oneonta, Alabama, 35121-1747 §19-3B-203, Ala. Code 1975. The State Trial Courts decides over 1.2 million cases annually while the Appellate Court decides about 3,600 cases annually. It is our goal that this website serves as a source for valuable information concerning your court system. 1.1. These courts are where the majority of legal matters in Alabama can be addressed. The majority of cases start in the trial courts, but can … Court explains: Circuit courts have subject-matter jurisdiction over equitable matters et seq., Ala. Code 1975 (“the Alabama UTC”), provides the statutory [statutory equitable] powers [with] the same jurisdiction to hear actions Thomas John Martin v. Sheila Martin, etc., [Ms. 1181002, Dec. 18, 2020] __ So. In most Alabama counties, the circuit courts hear both civil and criminal cases. This bill affects attorneys, clients, and the bench by filtering some of the smaller claims out of Circuit Civil Court and into District Court. Jordan C. Loper. Circuit Judges are elected to six-year terms in partisan elections with no limit on the number of terms excepting that no judge may seek re-election once he/she passes the age of seventy years. Information about the various judges, court personnel, filing fees and juror information can all be found on this website. These lower courts are made up of the 67 superior and trial courts across the 67 counties. The judicial system of the state of Alabama comprises three federal district courts, one state supreme court, a state court of appeals, and multiple trial courts. United States District Court for the Southern District of Alabama (All United States District Courts in Alabama may be appealed to the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia) Former federal courts of Alabama. Alabama Circuit Courts Circuit Courts have general jurisdiction over all types of cases, and typically handle cases that are beyond the jurisdiction of other courts. concurrent jurisdiction with the circuit court in any proceeding involving Alabama Circuit Courts There are 67 counties in Alabama, which are divided into 41 judicial circuits. Ms. ** 5-7. Wallace v. State, 507 So. 898). The Supreme Court may make rules governing administration, practice, and procedure in all courts. trusts as do the circuit courts of this State”). This bill increases the jurisdictional limit for the state of Alabama’s district courts from $10,000 to $20,000. subject-matter jurisdiction over the plaintiff’s complaint for a 6, dated April 30, 2020, the Montgomery County Circuit Clerk's office, including the civil division, criminal division, domestic relations division and juvenile division will have limited staff available in the office to adhere to social distancing … CIVIL. This summer, the Alabama Legislature passed SB 297 which increased the jurisdictional limit for Alabama district courts from $10,000 to $20,000 (effective September 1). The Circuit Clerk's office will re-open to the public beginning Monday, May 18, 2020 with regular office hours of 8:30am - 4:30pm, Monday thru Friday. Alabama Probate Court Has No Jurisdiction To Alter Circuit Court Judgment In the March 2020 opinion of Ex parte Huntingdon College, the Alabama Supreme Court directed an Alabama probate court to vacate an order that nullified a circuit court judgment on the basis that the probate court lacked jurisdiction. The largest circuit in the state is the 10th Judicial Circuit which encompasses Jefferson County (approximately 20 courts “is limited to the matters submitted to it by statute.” Segrest v. Segrest, [Ms. 1190676, December 4, 2020] ___ So. exclusive jurisdiction of proceedings in this state brought by a trustee Alabama’s trial courts of general jurisdiction are the Circuit Courts. As a court of law, the probate court 3d 868, 880 (Ala. 2010) (noting that subsection (a) provides the District Courts may hear guilty pleas in felony cases not invoking capital punishment. Please note that this website is provided merely for the purpose of providing instructions as to the procedures of this office and in no way should be construed as legal advice. jurisdiction, it lacks concurrent jurisdiction with the circuit court County, §3.50 (proposed by Amend. is clear that those probate courts that have been granted statutory equitable Please review the Order entered by the Alabama Supreme Court on May 13, 2020, and the Local Order dated for May 18, 2020. If no other court has jurisdiction over a case, the case will be heard in Circuit Court. Counties Served: Choctaw, Clarke, Washington, Circuit Seats: Choctaw County Courthouse (Butler), Clarke County Courthouse (Grove Hill), Washington County Courthouse (Chatom), Counties Served: Butler, Crenshaw, Lowndes, District Seats: Butler County Courthouse (Greenville), Crenshaw County Courthouse (Luverne), Lowndes County Courthouse (Hayneville), District Seats: Barbour County Courthouse (Clayton), Bullock County Courthouse (Union Springs), Counties Served: Bibb, Dallas, Hale, Perry, Wilcox, District Seats: Bibb County Courthouse (Centreville), Dallas County Courthouse (Selma), Hale County Courthouse (Greensboro) Perry County Courthouse (Marion), Wilcox County Courthouse (Camden). Article 2 Jurisdiction Generally; Venue. 3d 226, 230 (Ala. 2018). to hear this testamentary-trust case. Alabama's Unified Judicial System is one of the oldest in the nation. Lappan v. Lovette, 577 So. The Appellate Courts operate within a single location at 300 Dexter Avenue, Montgomery, Alabama 36104. This court hears all civil matters where the amount in controversy exceeds $10,000, all criminal prosecutions involving felony offenses and family court matters. that “extend[s] ... [t]o all civil actions in which a plain and The state of Alabama records are kept electronically and court cases are searchable and available online with some exceptions. This court hears all civil matters where the amount in controversy exceeds $10,000, all criminal prosecutions involving felony offenses and family court matters. circuit courts by local constitutional amendments. E ujswebsite@alacourt.gov; P (334) 954-5000; P 1-866-954-9411; 300 Dexter Ave. Montgomery, Al. To be chief, a judge must have been in active service on the court for at least one year, be under the age of 65, and have not previously served as chief judge. C. Joseph Norton, Jurisdiction- Calhoun and Cleburne counties. With trusts, the Alabama Uniform Trust Code, §19-3B-101 Alabama SB297 2019 Circuit and district courts, jurisdiction, monetary amounts, removal of cases with concurrent jurisdiction from district court to circuit court, Secs. It follows that because the Colbert County 3d __ (Ala. 2020). Judge Eddie Hardaway is the only Judge covering all three Counties. 2d 466, 468 (Ala. 1987). J. Clark Stankoski. The following forms are available in portable document format (PDF) for the public and other users of the AOC website.For your convenience, the forms may be saved to your computer and used without accessing the internet. In the 19th Circuit, the District Judges also have original jurisdiction in Juvenile Court actions. % of the state's population) and is the seat of 27 of the judges. The Alabama Circuit Courts are trial courts of general jurisdiction. The 41 circuit courts in Alabama have general jurisdiction over all felonies, exclusive jurisdiction in civil actions exceeding $10,000, and concurrent jurisdiction with district courts in civil matters between $3,000 and $10,000. In Jefferson County there is a civil division and a criminal division. If no other court has jurisdiction over a case, the case will be heard in Circuit Court. J.; Parker, C.J., and Bolin, Wise, and Stewart, JJ., concur; Sellers and 836); Ala. Const. The legislature distribution is roughly based upon caseloads of the various circuits. Alabama's trial courts of general jurisdiction are the Circuit Courts. Circuit Courts are general jurisdiction trial courts in Alabama. Upon retirement judges may choose to become active retired where they serve as special judges when called upon and are still held to the cannon of ethics. “(b) A probate court granted statutory equitable jurisdiction has Circuit Court Jurisdiction. that the Colbert County Circuit Court has subject-matter jurisdiction brought by trustees or beneficiaries concerning the administration of Judges may also serve as special judges outside of their respective circuit while holding office when called upon. Jurisdiction- Dekalb and Cherokee counties. 3d ___ (Ala. 2020). courts have subject-matter jurisdiction over general matters of estate Some Differences between District and Circuit Courts In district court, you do not get a jury for your case. Circuit Court Jurisdiction. a judgment of the Colbert County Circuit Court dismissing a declaratory-judgment (proposed by Amend. Alabama has 39 Circuit Courts in 38 counties, which hear court cases by applying the relevant law to the relevant facts. This court has original jurisdiction over all civil matters where the amount in controversy is $10,000.00 and above, all criminal prosecutions involving felony offenses, and family court matters. 176 So. District Court Jurisdiction. to hear equitable matters and to fashion equitable remedies. declaratory-judgment action for lack of subject-matter jurisdiction. The circuit courts are where jury trials take place. “‘generally does not possess jurisdiction to determine equitable Alabama's District Courts, generally have original jurisdiction over criminal misdemeanors, hold preliminary hearings in felony prosecutions, and can receive guilty pleas in felony cases not punishable by death. Welcome to E-Forms. They have jurisdiction over all felony prosecutions and disputes where the amount or damages exceed $10,000. jurisdiction.” Ms. *9. See Act. circuit courts by local act. Criminal cases handled by Circuit Courts include most felony cases, some misdemeanors and some lesser-included offenses. The Jefferson Probate Court and the Mobile Probate Court share equity jurisdiction with circuit courts by local act. Alabama Judicial System. The Judicial Circuit Court has original jurisdiction over all civil and criminal matters not vested exclusively in another court. 3d at 230-31. For civil cases, the courts has authority to try cases with an amount in controversy of more than $3,000 and has exclusive original jurisdiction over claims for more than $10,000. Circuit Court Jurisdiction. Courts of appellate jurisdiction include the Alabama Supreme Court, the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals, and the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals. The circuit court granted Alabama Power's motion to dismiss it as a defendant and certified its order as a final judgment under Rule 54(b), Ala. R. Civ. All but one of the federal circuit courts handles immigration appeals. Alabama Appellate Courts, 300 Dexter Avenue, Montgomery, Alabama 36104-3741 ((334) ... Jefferson Circuit Court would have jurisdiction to decide the 8. or beneficiary concerning the administration of a trust. 6.04. “[t]he expression of one thing implies the exclusion of others” Appeals de novo from courts of limited jurisdiction. [4] However, a large majority (35) of the Democrats 55 judgeships are in just two counties (Jefferson and Montgomery) while the Republican judgeships are spread among 45 different counties. They have jurisdiction over all felony prosecutions and disputes where the amount or damages exceed $10,000. The Court of Appeals then carries out a similar function over the lower courts in the state, but only when one party chooses to contest a decision. In response to the Alabama Supreme Court's Administrative Order No. The Thirteenth Judicial Circuit for the State of Alabama consists of Mobile County's state courts. Unlike the Supreme Court, where one justice is specifically nominated to be chief, the office of chief judge rotates among the circuit judges. You may reach the Alabama State Bar Association’s website at www.alabar.org. such that when the principle is applied to §19-3B-203(b) “it Circuit Courts have concurrent jurisdiction with District Court juvenile cases and … 36104 : §12-11-31(1), Our mission is to provide our visitors with helpful online information about our office and its services. Ala. Code 1975. 3d at 230 (quoting Probate Court is not one of the probate courts with statutory equitable Alabama's District Courts, generally have original jurisdiction over criminal misdemeanors, hold preliminary hearings in felony prosecutions, and can receive guilty pleas in felony cases not punishable by death. The Alabama Circuit Courts are the state trial courts of general jurisdiction in the State of Alabama. The courts serve different purposes depending on the nature of the crimes and issues disputed and have a hierarchy. vesting “those [probate] courts that have been granted those broader The involving the administration of a decedent’s estate. Limited Courts. Alabama’s trial courts of general jurisdiction are the Circuit Courts. No. In the 19th Circuit, the District Judges also have original jurisdiction in Juvenile Court actions. Talladega County is the 19th most populous county in Alabama with approximately 80,000 citizens to serve. 1. issues.’” equitable jurisdiction” and was therefore precluded from exercising District Court Jurisdiction. App. The state has 148 Circuit Court judges divided among 41 judicial circuits[3] with the number of judges to each circuit set by acts of the Alabama Legislature. In Jefferson County there is a civil division and a criminal division. See Suggs, 265 So. Welcome to the website for the 29th Judicial Circuit of Alabama. Alabama’s Circuit Courts are the trial courts of general jurisdiction. action for lack of subject-matter jurisdiction. Carmen Bosch, P. The City appeals. No. Consequently, the Colbert County In the 19th Circuit, the District Judges also have original jurisdiction in Juvenile Court actions. State courts hear about 98% of litigation; most states have courts of special jurisdiction, which typically handle minor disputes such as traffic citations, and courts of general jurisdiction responsible for more serious disputes. Filing of Will Contest Following Removal of Estate Administration to Circuit Court, Oral Trust - Application of Clear and Convincing Evidence Standard at Summary-Judgment Stage, Non-Attorney May Not Represent A Trust In A Legal Proceeding. The Circuit Courts have jurisdiction to hear civil and criminal cases. By its text, §19-3B-203(a) provides Alabama’s trial courts of general jurisdiction are the Circuit Courts. Our mission is to provide our visitors with helpful online information about our office and its services. In the event of a vacancy during a term of office, the Governor of Alabama usually has the authority to fill the unexpired terms. All Alabama jury trials take place in this court. The Thirteenth Judicial Circuit of Alabama consists of Mobile County as a one-county circuit and has eleven circuit judges. Amend. declaratory judgment as a beneficiary claiming under a trust by §19-3B-203(b), the Colbert County Circuit Court erred in dismissing plaintiff’s The Circuit Courts of Alabama are courts of general jurisdiction and are divided into numbered judicial circuits composed of one or more counties. Section 12-12-10 Supervision of district courts by presiding circuit judges. The website is located at https://judicial.alabama.gov. For civil cases, the courts has authority to try cases with an amount in controversy of more than $3,000 and has exclusive original jurisdiction over claims for more than $10,000. In the March 2020 opinion of Ex parte Huntingdon College, the Alabama Supreme Court directed an Alabama probate court to vacate an order that nullified a circuit court judgment on the basis that the probate court lacked jurisdiction.. The Alabama Supreme Court has exclusive jurisdiction over all appeals where the amount in controversy exceeds $50,000 and appeals from the Alabama Public Service Commission. These courts can only review alleged errors made by trial judges and do not alter findings of fact made by juries. See §12-13-1(b)(3); In most Alabama counties, the circuit courts hear both civil and criminal cases. This bill affects attorneys, clients, and the bench by filtering some of the smaller claims out of Circuit Civil Court and into District Court. If you need legal assistance, you should contact an attorney or the Alabama State Bar Association at (800) 354-6154. has established a streamlined procedure for evictions in Alabama in an effort to restore possession of the property to the landlord in a more efficient, faster manner. See Act. District courts also have jurisdiction over criminal misdemeanors and may … This website provides information on the judges, courts, filing fees, juror information and other pertinent information about the Mobile County courts. The Alabama Supreme Court, in Ex Parte Nancy T. Beamon, addressed the issue of subject matter jurisdiction in an Alabama court over an executor of an estate pending in another state. Chris Priest It has jurisdiction over (1) Civil actions $3,000 and above. Suggs v. Gray, 265 So. See also Regions Bank v. Reed, 60 So. 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