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Municipal Court in Alabama

You may find yourself charged with a crime in Municipal Court. Such charges in Municipal Court involve the following:

DUI- 32-5A-191

(a) A person shall not drive or be in actual physical control of any vehicle while:

(1) There is 0.08 percent or more by weight of alcohol in his or her blood;

(2) Under the influence of alcohol;

(3) Under the influence of a controlled substance to a degree which renders him or her incapable of safely driving;

(4) Under the combined influence of alcohol and a controlled substance to a degree which renders him or her incapable of safely driving;  or

(5) Under the influence of any substance which impairs the mental or physical faculties of such person to a degree which renders him or her incapable of safely driving.

Section 13A-12-214

Unlawful possession of marihuana in the second degree.

(a) A person commits the crime of unlawful possession of marihuana in the second degree if, except as otherwise authorized, he possesses marihuana for his personal use only.

(b) Unlawful possession of marihuana in the second degree is a Class A misdemeanor.

Section 13A-6-132. Domestic violence -- Third degree.

(a)(1) A person commits domestic violence in the third degree if the person commits the crime of assault in the third degree pursuant to Section 13A-6-22; the crime of menacing pursuant to Section 13A-6-23; the crime of reckless endangerment pursuant to Section 13A-6-24; the crime of criminal coercion pursuant to Section 13A-6-25; the crime of harassment pursuant to subsection (a) of Section 13A-11-8; the crime of criminal surveillance pursuant to Section 13A-11-32; the crime of harassing communications pursuant to subsection (b) of Section 13A-11-8; the crime of criminal trespass in the third degree pursuant to Section 13A-7-4; the crime of criminal mischief in the second or third degree pursuant to Sections 13A-7-22 and 13A-7-23; or the crime of arson in the third degree pursuant to Section 13A-7-43; and the victim is a current or former spouse, parent, step-parent, child, step-child, grandparent, step-grandparent, grandchild, step-grandchild, any person with whom the defendant has a child in common, a present household member, or a person who has or had a dating relationship with the defendant.

Theft of Property Fourth or Shoplifting- 13A-8-5

(a) The theft of property which does not exceed five hundred dollars ($500) in value and which is not taken from the person of another constitutes theft of property in the fourth degree.

(b) Theft of property in the fourth degree is a Class A misdemeanor.

If you are charged with any of these cases, it is important to obtain counsel to represent you in court. You could face jail time, fines, and court costs. I can assure you that hiring a lawyer to present you in Court is often cheaper than representing yourself in Court.

Ingram Law LLC represent people charged in Municipal Court in the following Courts:

  • Gardendale Municipal Court
  • Fultondale Municipal Court
  • Homewood Municipal Court
  • Hoover Municipal Court
  • Vestavia Municipal Court
  • Mt. Brook Municipal Court
  • Leeds Municipal Court
  • Pelham Municipal Court
  • Helena Municipal Court
  • Alabaster Municipal Court
  • Chelsea Municipal Court
  • Bessemer Municipal Court
  • Pell City Municipal Court
  • Ashville Municipal Court

Call Ingram Law, LLC at 205-335-2640 or contact us online here. Get Relief Get Results.

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