Appeals relating to dependency and termination of parental rights cases shall take priority over other cases filed on appeal except for emergency matters, including appeals from denial of waiver of parental consent for abortion.

(Act 2008-277, p. 441, §20.)

Terms Used In Alabama Code 12-15-323

  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.