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Alabama Automobile Accident Legal FAQs

Although I handle many different types of cases I represent a lot of people involved in automobile accidents. Auto accident law can be very complicated because the different traffic laws, insurance coverage, and situations that people get into. Here are some of the most common questions that I get involving automobile accidents.

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How Does Small Claims Court Work in Alabama?

You can file a Small Claims lawsuit in almost any civil case where the amount in controversy is $3,000.00 or less. You do not need a lawyer to represent you because the rules are relaxed and your case will be decided by a Judge and not a jury. To initiate a case in Small Claims Court you need to fill out a Statement of Claim (Complaint) and file it with the clerk’s office in either the county where your claim occurred or where the Defendant (person you are suing) resides.

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If I die without a Will does the State of Alabama get my property?

If you die without a will the State will not get your property unless you do not have any heirs at law. The Alabama Code sets out guidelines that that Probate Court must follow when someone dies without a Will. Those guidelines, which are referred to as the rules of intestate succession, list who gets the estate.

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Legal Q & A

Q: How many days do I have to return a car after I buy it?

Q: What is a Youthful Offender?

Q: Who is responsible if a tree growing in my yard falls on my neighbor’s house?

Q: If I die without a Will does the State of Alabama get my property?

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