In Alabama, the judiciary has three general levels. The Circuit Court is the trial court of general jurisdiction; the Court of Civil Appeals hears civil appeals; the Court of Criminal Appeals hears criminal appeals; and the Alabama Supreme Court is the highest appellate court. The Alabama judiciary also features several courts of limited jurisdiction, including the Probate Court, the District Court, and the Municipal Court.
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1820 - 2018
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2004 - current
Alabama is part of the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. Alabama has three federal district courts, the U.S. Federal District Courts for the Middle, Northern, and Southern Districts of Alabama. Each district also has a corresponding Bankruptcy Court.