Small Claims Actions

Self Help Legal Information

  • Alabama Small Claims Rules

    Filing a Small Claims Court lawsuit? Check this website for the Rules for Small Claims Court in Alabama. All sections are in PDF format. Read More

    By:
    Alabama Supreme Court and State Law Library
  • Answer to Complaint

    PS-19: Do NOT use this form for Evictions OR Divorces. If you are being sued, a Plaintiff listed you in the Complaint. If you disagree with the Plaintiff's claims, you MUST fill out and deliver this Answer by the deadline. You must also tell the court how you want to handle the case. Please read the form for more information. Read More

    By:
    Alabama State Bar
  • Debt Collection Videos

    If you have received court papers from someone who says you owe them money, these videos explain what to expect. Read More

    By:
    National Association of Consumer Advocates
  • Save Those Papers!

    In order to protect your rights, you may need to use papers others have given you. This fact sheet tells you what papers you should save. Read More

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    Legal Services Alabama
  • Small Claims Court

    How do you file a Small Claims lawsuit? What if you are sued in Small Claims Court? What happens at the trial? If you win, how do you collect your judgment? This document answers these questions and more. Read More

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    Legal Services Alabama
  • What to Do After an Automobile Accident

    When do I have to report an accident? How do I report? How do I get a copy of the accident report? Who else do I have to call? What happens if the accident was my fault? This document answers these questions and more. Read More

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    Legal Services Alabama