Alabama Code Title 5. Banks and Financial Institutions § 5-18A-1

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This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the “Deferred Presentment Services Act.”  The purpose of this chapter is to protect consumers who enter into short-term cash advances from abuses that occur in the marketplace.  This chapter shall be liberally construed to effectuate its purpose as a consumer protection statute.

(a) Entry and filing.  An order determining a motion shall be entered and filed in the office of the clerk of the court where the action is triable, and all papers used on the motion and any opinion or memorandum in writing shall be filed with that clerk unless the order dispenses with such filing.  When a statute or civil practice rule requires such filing and entry in a county other than that in which the order was made, the party prevailing on the motion shall file the order and the papers used on the motion with the proper clerk after receiving them.  If a party fails to file any papers required to be filed under this subdivision, the order may be vacated as irregular, with costs.

(b) Service.  Service of an order shall be made by serving a copy of the order.

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