Legal Information: Alabama

Know the Laws

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.

State-specific information about divorce in Alabama.

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.