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Online Court Resources
Resources for the for the Russell County Probate Court as well as online resources applicable to courts generally in Russell County, Alabama, and resources applicable to all courts in Alabama.
Published opinions and orders
Attorney General Opinions
Search Alabama Attorney General opinions from 1979 to present by keyword, opinion number, date, agency, and county.
Forms and related information
Russell County Adult Name Change Petition
View and download an adult name change petition for use in Russell County Probate Court.
Do It Yourself Instructions and Forms
View and download "do it yourself" instructions and forms provided by the Alabama State Bar Committee on Pro Se Forms. Some forms may be filled out online.
Judicial System Forms
View and download forms including child support, civil, criminal, juvenile, motion cover sheet, probate, small claims, and traffic. Local forms are available for some counties.
Attorney General Forms and Information
View and download Alabama Attorney General consumer protection and victim brochures and forms, view victim-related laws, and submit online consumer complaint and victim notification forms.
Self help, legal research, general information
Russell County Adoption Information
View information about adoptions in Russell County Probate Court.
Russell County Wills and Estates Information
View information about wills and estates in Russell County Probate Court.
Russell County Involuntary Commitment Information
View information about involuntary mental health commitments in Russell County Probate Court.
Russell County Convservatorship and Guardianship Information
View information about conservatorships and guardianships in Russell County Probate Court.
Alabama Constitution and Laws
Search the Alabama Constitution or Code by keyword, or browse by table of contents. Click the "Code of Ala" or "Constitution" tabs on the left side of the page.
Public Information Brochures
Download brochures from the Alabama State Bar on various legal issues, including foreclosure, arbitration, bankruptcy, and wills. Some brochures are also available in Spanish.
Legal Information and Legal Assistance
Find information about Alabama legal issues related to families and children, housing, the legal system, veterans and military, benefits, health, immigration, disaster aid, consumer issues, senior citizens, and taxes. Links to community resources are also available, including organizations that offer free legal services to eligible clients.
View Alabama court rules including Civil Procedure, Small Claims, Criminal Procedure, Juvenile Procedure, and Evidence.
The Alabama Attorney General's Office of Consumer Protection offers information about its services, an online complaint form, answers to frequently asked questions, and links to downloadable brochures and additional online resources.
State Law Library
View information about the Supreme Court and State Law Library, which is open to the public for legal research. View the online catalog, available materials and services, links to legal research resources, and an "Ask a Librarian" online request form.
Traffic and Motor Vehicle Information
The Alabama Department of Public Safety offers several manuals with legal information about traffic and motor vehicle laws, including driver, CDL, motorcycle, and boat certification. Information and forms related to license reinstatement and other motor vehicle issues are also available.
Legal aid, free services, lawyer referral
Alabama Legal Assistance and Lawyer Referral
The Alabama State Bar provides information about legal assistance programs and a lawyer referral service.
Complaints Against Lawyers
The Alabama State Bar offers information about complaints against lawyers, including a downloadable brochure.
Find Legal Assistance
Search for civil legal assistance by location and legal issue, or view a directory of legal service providers by city name.
Search the Alabama State Bar directory of member attorneys by name, city, state, firm, and law school.
View information about free legal services for low-income people in civil matters, with an online application form and contacts for local offices.