2020 Code of Alabama
Title 6 - Civil Practice.
Chapter 3 - Venue.
Article 2 - Change and Transfer.
Section 6-3-21.1 - Change or Transfer of Venue for Convenience of Parties and Witnesses or in Interest of Justice.

Universal Citation: AL Code § 6-3-21.1 (2020)

Section 6-3-21.1

Change or transfer of venue for convenience of parties and witnesses or in interest of justice.

(a) With respect to civil actions filed in an appropriate venue, any court of general jurisdiction shall, for the convenience of parties and witnesses, or in the interest of justice, transfer any civil action or any claim in any civil action to any court of general jurisdiction in which the action might have been properly filed and the case shall proceed as though originally filed therein. Provided, however, this section shall not apply to cases subject to Section 30-3-5.

(b) The right of a party to move for a change or transfer of venue pursuant to this statute is cumulative and in addition to the rights of a party to move for a change or transfer of venue pursuant to Section 6-3-20, Section 6-3-21, or Alabama Rules of Civil Procedure.

(Acts 1987, No. 87-181, p. 242, §1.)

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