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2 Answers | Asked in Energy, Oil and Gas, Gov & Administrative Law and Municipal Law for Alabama on
Q: do private owned utility companies in Alabama have rules to follow

rules and regulations regarding what they can and can not do on someones property and with someones property lines

James L. Arrasmith
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answered on Nov 9, 2023

In Alabama, privately owned utility companies are subject to state and federal regulations that govern their operations, including activities on private property. Typically, utility companies must adhere to easement rights and local ordinances when it comes to property lines and access. You should... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning, Family Law, Energy, Oil and Gas and Probate for Alabama on
Q: My mother passed away in 2016. My father was the executor of her estate. She inherited oil leases in a few states from

her parents. My father didn't transfer them over to his name. He passed in 2019. I am the executor to his estate. Problem is, she passed in Alabama and I am a resident of Virginia. We had to get a 3rd party resident of AL to handle the transfers of the oil leases to a LLC for my sister and... View More

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
answered on Jun 10, 2022

I assume that there's an attorney involved with your mother's estate? if so, speak to that attorney. if you have issues with him, then consult with another probate attorney and seek what is recommended.

1 Answer | Asked in Energy, Oil and Gas for Alabama on
Q: Is it illegal to smoke at a gas station in Alabama?

I saw a guy smoking as he walked behind a pump within 5-10 feet of the pump. Is that illegal?

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Oct 1, 2019

An Alabama attorney would probably know this best, but your question remains open for a week. In general, some jurisdictions treat it as a misdemeanor. Some treat it as a violation of fire or public safety codes, or combinations of the two. For reasons even children recognize, it's not a good... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Foreclosure, Energy, Oil and Gas and Consumer Law for Alabama on
Q: Can the power company shut off service for non payment at a different residence bc my brother used my name on the bill?

Brother used my name on his bill then skipped out of town. They are threatening to shut off my service now if I don't pay that debt by the end of the month

Rafael Gil III
Rafael Gil III
answered on Mar 7, 2018

If I were you I would contact the Alabama Public Services Commission and file a complaint.

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