Know the Laws: Alabama
Most of the laws related to domestic violence and sexual assault are based on state law.
Information about protection from abuse orders, temporary restraining orders, and moving out of state with an order.
Information about custody in Alabama.
General information about parental kidnapping.
General information about divorce with links to Alabama-specific information.
Information about crimes the abuser may have committed in Alabama and victim assistance programs.
There are state laws that may make it illegal for an abuser to buy or have a gun.
You may have a right to sue an abuser for medical costs, lost wages, and to recover your property.
Immigration information for victims of domestic violence, crime victims, and others.
Under federal law, which applies to all states, an abuser may lose his right to have a gun.
Information about military protection orders and confidentiality on military bases.
Information about tribal laws related to domestic violence and sexual abuse.
A get is a divorce under Jewish law.