300 Dexter Avenue Montgomery, Alabama 36104
Court / Clerk Offices:
Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
NOTE: After 5:00 p.m., briefs may be filed in the State Law Library. Please note the State Law Library will not accept briefs after 6:00 p.m.
Supreme Court opinions and special writings (beginning October 2013) are located on the Supreme Court page of this website. Opinions of the Court of Civil Appeals (beginning May 2014) and the Court of Criminal Appeals (beginning November 2014) are located on the website of those courts. If you are looking for an opinion before these dates, please contact the State Law Library.
Please direct your inquiry to the appropriate court of service. The Supreme Court, Court of Civil Appeals, and Court of Criminal Appeals all reside at 300 Dexter Avenue, Montgomery, Alabama 36104. Email access is not provided. Here are the telephone numbers:
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By law, the appellate and library staff cannot provide legal advice; you may email questions to the Supreme Court and State Law Library's Reference Librarian or call them at 1.800.236.4069 or 334.229.0578 for assistance in other matters.
If you have questions which can be answered by checking the Code of Alabama, go to the Alabama Legislature's website to conduct a search on the Code, Constitution, or pending legislation.
If you need an attorney, the Alabama State Bar has a Lawyer Referral Service for a fee. Call 334.269.1515 or 1.800.392.5660 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are unable to afford an attorney, contact Legal Services Alabama, through their website.
Look on our Appellate Overview page. For more general historical information, please visit the Education page on the Alabama Department of Archives and History's site. There are also some neat things at the Secretary of State's Kids Center.