2020 Spring Criminal Term of Court Schedule in Chambers County, Alabama, Judge Steve Perryman Presiding





It is Ordered that the 2020 Spring Criminal Term of Court in Chambers County, Alabama, shall be scheduled the weeks of May 26, 2020 and June 2, 2020.

The following dates have been scheduled for this term of Court:

April  22, 2020 at 9 a.m.  Arraignments

May 6, 2020 at 9 a.m. Hearing on Youthful Offender applications

May 6, 2020 at 9 a.m.                        – Hearing on all pending motions

May 7 ,2020 at 9 a.m.                        – Plea date – Jail

May 7, 2020 at 9 a.m.                        – Plea date – Bond

May 13, 2020 at 9 a.m.                      – Criminal Docket Call

May 26, June 2, 2020 at 9:00            – Criminal Term

June 23, 2020 at 9 a.m.                     – Sentencing / Probation hearings

June 23, 2020 at 9 a.m.                     – YO Trials

The State as well as counsel for Defendants should file any motions no later than five (5) days prior to the motions docket.

Counsel for Defendants should file requests for subpoenas of witnesses no later than ten (10) days prior to trial.  The State should file its requests for subpoenas no later than seven (7) days prior to trial.  In the event that subpoenas are not requested on or before these dates, then the Court will not routinely grant a continuance because of a witness being unavailable and may not compel the attendance of a witness receiving late notice.

All requested jury charges for the term of Court are to be submitted to the Court in writing prior to the commencement of trial.

The Clerk of the Court is to mail a copy of this Order to all counsel of record for criminal defendants, the Office of the District Attorney, the Chambers County Sheriff’s Office & Jail Administrator, the Probation and Parole Office, and the Court Referral Officer.

SIGNED this 25th day of March, 2020.




Circuit Judge