In which county do I file the petition?
You may file a petition for an elder abuse protection order in the circuit court in any of the following places:
- where you live or have temporarily relocated;
- where the abuser lives; or
- where the abuse happened.1
The clerk of courts should be able to provide the necessary forms to file the petition, for which there are no fees.2
1Ala. Code § 38-9F-4(c)
2Ala. Code §§ 38-9F-6(c), (e)