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- FAQs | 22nd Judicial Circuit of Alabama - Covington County
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- Directory | 22nd Judicial Circuit of Alabama - Covington County
Directory Judges are prohibited from discussing cases pending before the court. . Alabama Canons of Judicial Ethics 3(A)(4) For in the : Call or General Inquiries Circuit Court 334-428-2576 334-428-2581 For in the : Call General Inquiries District Court 334-428-2571 Charles A. "Lex" Short Circuit Judge, Place One 334-428-2576 charles.short @alacourt.gov Benjamin M. Bowden Circuit Judge, Place Two 334-428-2581 benjamin.bowden @alacourt.gov Julie S. Moody District Judge 334-428-2571 julie.moody @alacourt.gov Pam Cottle Judicial Assistant 334-428-2576 pam.cottle @alacourt.gov Jill Sharpe Howell Judicial Assistant 334-428-2581 stephanie.sharpe @alacourt.gov Charlotte Morgan Judicial Assistant 334-428-2571 charlotte.morgan @alacourt.gov SueAnne Casey Court Reporter 334-428-2504 sue.casey @alacourt.gov Melissa Martin Court Reporter 334-428-2505 melissa.martin @alacourt.gov
- Contact | 22nd Judicial Circuit of Alabama - Covington County
Contact ONLINE CONTACT FORM: For any inquiries, please call, email, or complete the online contact form to the right. COURT ADDRESS: 1 N Court Square Andalusia, AL 36420 334.428.2576 or PHONE NUMBERS: Circuit Court: 334.428.2581 334:428.2571 District Court: Map and Directions Send Success! Your message was sent to the court. We will review your message and get back with you as soon as possible.
- About | 22nd Judicial Circuit of Alabama - Covington County
About Circuit Court Alabama's trial courts of general jurisdiction are the Circuit Courts. This court hears all civil matters where the amount in controversy exceeds $20,000, all criminal prosecutions involving felony offenses, and family court matters. The Circuit Court has concurrent jurisdiction with the District Court in all civil matters where the amount in controversy exceeds $6,000 but does not exceed $20,000, exclusive of interest and costs. Additionally, the Circuit Court exercises appellate jurisdiction over cases appealed from District Court, , Covington County's and certain administrative and Municipal Boards. Probate Court Municipal Courts, District Court Alabama's District Courts, generally, have original jurisdiction over criminal misdemeanors, hold preliminary hearings in felony prosecutions, and can receive guilty pleas in felony cases not punishable by death. The District Judge exercises concurrent jurisdiction with the Circuit Court in juvenile matters and in civil actions where the amount in controversy does not exceed $20,000; furthermore, the District Judge has exclusive jurisdiction over all civil actions where the amount in controversy, exclusive of interest and costs, does not exceed $6,000, which are considered "small claims cases." Judges Court House History Directory