Following are links and resources provided by Crosby Law Firm for the benefit of those seeking general information on the law or our local courts or the City of Mobile.
Local government websites
State of Alabama www.alabama.gov/
City of Mobile www.cityofmobile.org
Alabama Secretary of State www.sos.state.al.us
Court websites – Alabama
Mobile County Circuit Court 13jc.alacourt.gov/courts.html
Mobile County Probate www.probate.mobilecountyal.gov
Baldwin County Circuit Court www.co.baldwin.al.us
Federal Court websites
Southern District of Alabama www.als.uscourts.gov
Middle District of Alabama www.almd.uscourts.gov
Northern District of Alabama www.alnd.uscourts.gov
11th Circuit Court of Appeals www.ca11.uscourts.gov
5th Circuit Court of Appeals http://www.ca5.uscourts.gov/
Local media websites
Mobile Register Online www.al.com/mobile
Other websites of interest
Alabama State Bar www.alabar.org
Mobile Bar Association www.mobilebar.com
Baldwin County Bar Association www.baldwinbar.com
Alabama School of Law www.law.ua.edu
Cumberland School of Law www.cumberland.samford.edu
Mobile Chamber of Commerce www.mobilechamber.com
Business and Commercial Resources
Business Entities – From this section of the Alabama Secretary of State website, users can conduct business name searches and reserve names, pay filing fees, download copies of records and apply for Certificates of Existence.
Civil Law Notary – A civil law notary may do more than just notarize documents like a notary public. A civil law notary may also provide legal advice and prepare instruments with legal effect. Mobile attorney James Crosby is a civil law notary who can help with legal document preparation and other matters.
Alabama Real Estate Commission – Consumers can learn more about what a real estate professional does, verify a real estate professional, or file a complaint. Current professionals can access a variety of online services in areas related to licensing, education and legal matters.
Alabama Department of Revenue – The Business Licensing Section is the place to go for information on Alabama Business & License Tax and obtaining and maintaining a privilege license.
Alabama Department of Labor – From here workers can file and continue unemployment compensation claims or get help finding a job. Businesses and employers can find their tax and other applications here.
Businessperson’s Guide to Federal Warranty Law – This guide is produced by the Federal Trade Commission and explains the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act, the federal law governing warranties on consumer products.
Alabama Lemon Law – This link takes you to a brief overview of the Alabama Lemon Law, provided by the Better Business Bureau.
Express Warranties – This section of the Uniform Commercial Code describes how express warranties by the seller may be created by affirmation, promise, description or sample.
Catastrophic Loss Resources
FloodSmart.gov – This is the official website of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). Flood insurance through NFIP is the source for flood insurance for residential and commercial policyholders.
National Association of Insurance Commissioners – The NAIC website includes a host of Consumer Alerts on catastrophic loss coverage, including Disaster Preparedness, Hurricanes, Five Reminders about Your Insurance Coverage, Managing the Claims Process, Flood Insurance Information, and Basic Homeowners Insurance Does Not Cover Floods.