The Alabama Small Claims Rules were enacted by the Alabama Supreme Court to govern procedure in cases in the district courts in Alabama. The rules posted below are current through the 2010 amendments. We have posted the text of all of the rules as well as the committee comments, but we have not included the forms or the appendixes at this time.
The following links contain the text of each of the Alabama Small Claims Rules:
- Rule A. Scope of rules.
- Rule B. Definitions.
- Rule C. Beginning and defending the case.
- Rule D. Process.
- Rule E. Time.
- Rule F. Deadline for answer.
- Rule G. Exchange of information in advance of trial.
- Rule H. Pre-trial conference.
- Rule I. Witnesses.
- Rule J. Trial.
- Rule K. Default.
- Rule L. Enforcement of judgments.
- Rule M. Appeals.
- Rule N. Applicability of ARCP.
To discuss your options in appealing your case, call Bill Pfeifer at (800) 737-3702 Extension 1. You can also use the online Contact form on this website to send him an email about your situation.
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