The following links and resources are provided by the attorneys at the Carter Law Firm for the benefit of people in Mobile and Baldwin counties seeking information on Alabama personal injury law, criminal defense, family law, bankruptcy, wills and probate, and social security disability. We hope these resources help you find the information you are looking for or give you the support you need. If you need further assistance with an Alabama legal matter, please contact the Carter Law Firm at 251-433-6500 to speak with one of our attorneys.
Personal Injury Resources
- AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety – Find information on traffic safety and driver education, including resources for drivers ranging from teens to seniors.
- Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration – If you have been injured in a trucking accident, you may want to review the FMCSA regulations governing hours of service for drivers and truck maintenance requirements. A trucker or trucking company out of compliance may provide evidence of negligence.
- Safety and Fitness Electronic Records System – Search the SAFER database to view the accident history and safety records of the trucking company involved in the crash.
- American Motorcyclist Association – View a brief overview of Alabama motorcycle laws.
- Consumer Product Safety Commission – See the CPSC for information on product safety, including current recalls on baby furniture, children’s toys and other products. For recalls covering consumer products as well as drugs, cars and other products, visit www.Recalls.gov.
Criminal Defense Resources
- Alabama Rules of Criminal Procedure – This link goes to the section on bail and includes bail schedules you can use to estimate how much bail may be required in your case.
- Alabama Department of Corrections – Use this website to search for an inmate.
Family Law Resources
- Alabama State Bar – The bar’s brochure on the Legal Aspects of Divorce covers grounds for divorce, contested versus non-contested, child custody and visitation, child support and other important matters.
- Administrative office of the Courts – The court system website provides information on child support and other legal matters.
- Alabama Department of Human Resources – This agency includes the Office of Child Protective Services, which investigates and pursues dependency petitions. DHR also oversees adoption and foster care and administers programs related to child support.
- Federal Office of Child Support Enforcement – This agency can help to establish and enforce paternity and child support obligations. They also help locate parents behind in child support payments through the Federal Parent Locator Service.