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Coosa County Judge of Probate Richard Dean, centered, receives his Certificate of Completion for completing the “Basic Law for Probate Judges Course.” Photo submitted
Coosa County Chief Clerk Pam Weathers, centered, receives her Certificate of Completion from Alabama Law Institute Senior Attorney Michael Hill and President of the Alabama Probate Judges Association Greg Cain for completing the “Basic Law for Probate Judges Course.” Photo submitted
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In a ceremony at the Alabama Law Institute, Coosa County Judge of Probate Richard M. Dean and Chief Clerk Pam Weathers received Certificates of Completion from Michael Hill; senior attorney, Alabama Law Institute; and Honorable Greg Cain; president, Alabama Probate Judges Association; for completing the “Basic Law for Probate Judges Course.”
This course was conducted by the Alabama Law Institute and the Alabama Probate Judges Association.
The course was an in-depth study of the law administered by probate judges in the following areas: probate of wills, administration of estates, commitments to mental facilities, adoptions, guardianships, conservatorships, eminent domain, election laws, real estate, and general courtroom procedure.
Honorable David Kimberley, deputy director of the Alabama Law Institute, stated, “This course offers judges and clerks the opportunity to be advised of new case law and statutory changes, as well as the legal procedures affecting their job.”
This course was conducted in nine sessions of two or three days each over the past four years.