Cordova Courthouse in Cordova Alabama

Address and phone number for Cordova Courthouse, a Court, at Main Street, Cordova AL.

Cordova Courthouse
74 Main Street, Cordova, Alabama, 35550

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About the Cordova Courthouse

The Cordova Courthouse, located in Cordova, Alabama is a government institution where legal disputes are resolved in accordance with the law. In Cordova Criminal Courts, the government brings a case against a defendant who is accused of breaking the law. In Cordova 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:
  • Cordova court records
  • Case searches and legal documents
  • Appeals and appellate process
  • Cordova court dockets and calendars
  • Background checks
Cordova Court Records

The Cordova Courthouse maintains records on a wide variety of public court records that are available upon request at the Walker County Courthouse. Interested parties may contact the Walker 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.

Cordova Trial Court

Trial Courts in Cordova, 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

Walker 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 Walker County Probate Courts and Walker County Family Courts.

Cordova Appellate Court

Cordova Appellate Courts hear appeals of decisions reached at Trial Courts in Walker 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 Walker 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 Cordova Courthouse

You may contact the Cordova Courthouse by calling the Cordova Courthouse non-emergency number 205-483-9266, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Cordova Courthouse, 74 Main Street, Cordova, Alabama, 35550.