PFA can only be filed with the Baldwin County Circuit Clerk's Office located in the courthouse in Bay Minette, AL. There is no charge to file a PFA. New laws went into effect as of July 2010 regarding who a PFA can be filed against.
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Once a warrant has been signed and issued, it cannot be dropped for any reason. Everyone must appear in court to settle the matter.
In order to take care of an outstanding warrant, you must turn yourself into the Orange Beach Police Department. After the warrant has been executed, you will be given an opportunity to post a bond and you will be given a court date. You may contact the Orange Beach Municipal Court at 251-981-2444 to receive specific information pertaining to your case.
To seek charges against someone you must first file a report with the Orange Beach Police Department. If probable cause exists, you will then be referred to the Municipal Court at 251-981-2444 to make an appointment for a probable cause hearing with a magistrate to determine if a warrant will be issued. You must have as much information as possible such as name, address, date of birth or age, employer, and phone number. A warrant cannot be obtained without a police report.