Gather the information from both the grantor and grantee of the property. Alabama state law requires the legal name and address to be used when transferring land. Also, obtain a copy of the deed to the land from the current landowner. This contains the property's legal description and lists the grantor as the current owner.
Contact an attorney who handles real estate transfers to compose a deed to transfer land in the state of Alabama. Provide the previous deed as a guide for the attorney when composing the deed. It gives the legal description, mineral rights and exclusions to the property.
Sign and date the deed. The state of Alabama requires that a deed be notarized and stamped as well. The attorney will provide a notary when the deed is completed.
Take the original copy of the deed to the county courthouse and have it recorded in the deed book. It then becomes a permanent record in the state of Alabama. This protects you from future claims or judgments on the title.