Definition: Circuit Court




Circuit Court is the highest court in Alabama.

This is where we have jury trials.

In terms of debt collection lawsuits, Circuit Court is where cases with debt over $10,000 must be filed.

We can also be sued in Circuit Court for ejectment after a foreclosure if we haven’t left the house.

It’s critical to remember that Circuit Court is the most complicated in Alabama.

There are more rules, in addition to depositions and discovery.

To be blunt, it is hard to represent yourself in Circuit Court due to the complexity.

It is mission critical, whether you represent yourself or hire a lawyer, that a response is filed in court to the lawsuit. This must be done within 30 days of being served.

Contact Us

If you live in Alabama and you’re dealing with a lawsuit in Circuit Court, you can reach us at 1-205-879-2447. We’ll be happy to help you go over your options so you can discover the best option for you.

You can also fill out a contact form and we will get in touch with you as soon as possible.

I look forward to talking with you!

Have a great day.

– John G. Watts

Contact Information