Chambers County District Court in La Fayette Alabama

Address and phone number for Chambers County District Court, a Court, at Lafayette Street South, La Fayette AL.

Chambers County District Court
2 Lafayette Street South, La Fayette, Alabama, 36862

About the Chambers County District Court

The Chambers County District Court, located in La Fayette, Alabama is a government institution where legal disputes are resolved in accordance with the law. In La Fayette Criminal Courts, the government brings a case against a defendant who is accused of breaking the law. In La Fayette Civil Courts, the Court settles disputes between citizens that they are unable to resolve on their own.

You may contact the Court for questions about:
  • La Fayette court records
  • Case searches and legal documents
  • Appeals and appellate process
  • La Fayette court dockets and calendars
  • Background checks
La Fayette Court Records

The Chambers County District Court maintains records on a wide variety of public court records that are available upon request at the Chambers County Courthouse. Interested parties may contact the Chambers County Court and request copies of records which may include case documents, court decisions, court records, court dockets and calendars, criminal records and background checks.

About the United States Court System

The Court system in the United States is made up of a Federal Court system and fifty state Court systems. In each system, there are two general types of Courts: Trial Courts and Appellate Courts.

La Fayette Trial Court

Trial Courts in La Fayette, AL hear cases for the first time. In a Trial Court, both sides of the dispute present evidence to support their version of events, and a jury is usually called on to decide the case. One judge presides over the case in a Trial Court.

Limited Jurisdiction Court

Chambers County Courts of limited jurisdiction may be limited to hearing only cases involving misdemeanors, small claims, or traffic and other minor violations in Alabama. Courts of limited jurisdiction may also only hear cases on specific subject matter, such as Chambers County Probate Courts and Chambers County Family Courts.

La Fayette Appellate Court

La Fayette Appellate Courts hear appeals of decisions reached at Trial Courts in Chambers County. No new evidence is presented in Appellate Court. A judge or panel of judges decides the appeal rather than a jury.

Federal Courts in Alabama

In the Federal Court system, District Courts serve as the Trial Courts. In the state Court systems, Trial Courts are further grouped into Courts of general jurisdiction and Courts of limited jurisdiction. Courts of general jurisdiction are Courts that can hear cases of any kind, including felonies. The names for Courts of general jurisdiction vary but are referred to as Superior Courts or District Courts and may be organized to hear cases within certain geographic areas, such as Chambers County.

The Appellate Courts in the Federal Court system consist of twelve Circuit Courts that are organized regionally and the U.S. Supreme Court, which is the highest Court in the country. Appellate Courts at the Alabama state level mirror the Federal structure, with one or more Appellate Courts and an Alabama Supreme Court.

Contact the Chambers County District Court

You may contact the La Fayette Courthouse by calling the Chambers County District Court non-emergency number 334-864-4323, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Chambers County District Court, 2 Lafayette Street South, La Fayette, Alabama, 36862.

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