Alabama Property and Real Estate Laws
Welcome to FindLaw's online manual on Alabama property and real estate laws, written specifically to help non-attorneys make sense of the law. This section covers some of the more common legal issues facing homeowners and tenants, such as the state's rules and regulations governing leases and rental agreements. In addition, you'll find information about so-called "homestead" protection laws that protect struggling homeowners who declare bankruptcy and a primer on the legal doctrine of adverse possession, which allows squatters to claim title to otherwise unused property owned by another. Click on a link to learn more before contacting an Alabama property and real estate attorney.