In Alabama, most foreclosures are nonjudicial, which means they happen outside of court (as opposed to judicial foreclosures, which go through the court system).
(Learn more about nonjudicial foreclosures.) In Alabama, the foreclosing party must publish notice of the foreclosure sale in a newspaper for three consecutive weeks before the sale. (However, mortgages often contractually require the foreclosing party to notify the borrower of any foreclosure proceedings.) Alabama provides special protections against foreclosure to the surviving spouses and the estates of service members who die while on active military duty overseas.
The citations to Alabama’s foreclosure statutes are: You can find the Alabama Code on the Alabama legislature’s website at
The law enforcement officer or gun dealer must issue a receipt, which the person must file with both the court and with the law enforcement agency that served the protective order, within 48 hours of being served with the order (failure to do so constitutes a violation of the protective order).In addition, California authorizes courts to prohibit defendants from purchasing or possessing firearms in cases where the defendant is charged with, but not yet convicted of, a domestic violence misdemeanor.Firearm Prohibitions for Persons Subject to Domestic Violence Restraining and Protective Orders A person subject to any one of the following types of court orders is prohibited from owning, possessing, purchasing, receiving, or attempting to purchase or receive a firearm or ammunition while the order is in effect: Relinquishment of Firearms by People Subject to Protective Orders Upon being served with a domestic violence protective order in California, the respondent must relinquish his or her firearm by surrendering it immediately upon request of any law enforcement officer, or within 24 hours if no request is made.We’ve summarized important parts of Alabama’s foreclosure laws below.You can find more detailed articles on various aspects of Alabama foreclosure law in Nolo’s Alabama Foreclosure Law Center.