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  • A Decent Place to Live: Tenant Rights in Alabama

    Alabama's Landlord Tenant Law spells out what makes a rental dwelling livable and lists the basic rights and duties of both tenants and landlords. This pamphlet outlines the major points covered by the law. (You must have a PDF reader on your computer to open this document. To get Adobe’s PDF Reader, click on the Get Adobe Reader icon to download.) Content Detail

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    Legal Services Alabama
  • Answer to Landlord's Claim - Residental Eviction/Unlawful Detainer

    PS-01: If your landlord is trying to evict you and you disagree with the eviction, read this form and follow the steps on it to try to stop the eviction. Remember, the deadline is 7 days after the date you were served the Statement of Claim, or it was posted on your door. You can still file your answer after the deadline if the court has not entered judgment yet. Read More

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    Alabama State Bar
  • Manual de los Arrendatarios de Alabama

    Spanish/Español version of The Alabama Tenants' Handbook. Read More

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    Legal Services Alabama
  • Request to Continue Trial

    PS-18: Form to be used to request to continue or postpone or "put off" a trial. Read More

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    Alabama State Bar
  • Una Vivienda Digna: Derechos de los Arrendatarios en Alabama

    La Ley de Arrendadores y Arrendatarios de Alabama establece cuáles son las condiciones para que una vivienda arrendada sea habitable y enumera los derechos y las obligaciones básicos de los arrendadores y los arrendatarios. Este folleto destaca los aspectos más importantes de la ley. Spanish version of A Decent Place to Live: Tenant Rights in Alabama. Read More

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    Legal Services Alabama